People Related To Arrhythmia Research

Robert Gourdie, Ph.D.

Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Eminent Scholar in Heart Regenerative Medicine Research, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Director and Professor, VTCRI Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine Research, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Director of Emergency Medicine Research, Carilion Clinic

Steven Poelzing, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Co-Director, Translational Biology, Medicine and Health graduate program

James Smyth, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Assistant Professor, VTCRI Center for Heart and Regenerative Medicine Research
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Science, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Events Related To Arrhythmia

Defining New Pathways For Human Arrhythmia

Jan. 26, 2017, 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Peter J. Mohler, PhD


Director, Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute; Chair, Department of Physiology and Cell Biology; Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine and Physiology and Cell Biology; William D. and Jacquelyn L. Wells Chair in Cardiovascular Research; Associate Dean, Basic Research Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Purkinje Fibers and Arrhythmias

Oct. 25, 2013, 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Penelope Boyden, PhD


Professor of Pharmacology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Novel Arrhythmia Mechanisms in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Sept. 23, 2013, 4 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Sabine Huke, PhD


Research Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Special Seminars

How Many Cells Are Needed and How Close Do They Have to Be to Cause a Ventricular Arrhythmia?

May 17, 2012, 4 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Steven Poelzing, PhD


Research Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Special Seminars

How Many Cells Are Needed and How Close Do They Have to Be to Cause a Ventricular Arrhythmia?

April 9, 2012, 4 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Steven Poelzing, PhD


Research Associate Professor

Special Seminars

Translating Lessons from Skin Wound Healing to Cardiac Anti-Arrhythmia Therapies

Sept. 26, 2011, 4 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Rob Gourdie, PhD


Board of Trustees’ Eminent Scholar, Professor of Regenerative Medicine and of Cell Biology, and Professor of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

Special Seminars

Publications Related To Arrhythmia

Radwański PB, Ho HT, Veeraraghavan R, Brunello L, Liu B, Beleyvich AE, Unudurthi SD, Makara MA, Priori SG, Volpe P, Armoundas AA, Dillmann WH, Knollmann BC, Mohler PJ, Hund TJ, Györke S. (2016). Neuronal Na+ Channels Are Integral Components of Pro-Arrhythmic Na+/Ca2+ Signaling Nanodomain That Promotes Cardiac Arrhythmias During β-Adrenergic Stimulation. JACC: Basic to Translational Science.

Radwański PB, Greer-Short A, Poelzing S. (2013). Inhibition of Na+ channels ameliorates arrhythmias in a drug-induced model of Andersen-Tawil syndrome. Heart Rhythm 10(2): 255-63.

Radwański P, Veeraraghavan R, Poelzing S. (2012). Cytosolic calcium accumulation and delayed repolarization associated with ventricular arrhythmias in guinea pig model of andersen-tawil syndrome. Heart Rhythm 7(10): 1428-35.

O'Quinn MP, Palatinus JA, Harris BS, Hewett KW, Gourdie RG. (2011). A peptide mimetic of the connexin43 carboxyl terminus reduces gap junction remodeling and induced arrhythmia following ventricular injury. Circulation Research 108(6): 704-15.

Radwanski P, Veeraraghavan R, Poelzing S. (2010). Cytosolic calcium accumulation underlies ventricular arrhythmias in guinea pig model of Andersen-Tawil syndrome. Heart Rhythm 7(10): 1428-35.