Yoram Rudy spent the Academic year 2018-19 as Fellow of Merton College and Visiting Professor in Computer Science at the University of Oxford, and as Visiting Professor of Cardiology at University College London (UCL).
Professor Yoram Rudy was one of two WashU faculty members named to the National Academy of Inventors this year. The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellows Program highlights inventors who demonstrate a “prolific spirit of innovation.”
Dr. Yoram Rudy gave the keynote lecture at the 14th International Dead Sea Symposium (IDSS) on Innovations in Cardiac Arrhythmias & Heart Failure, October 18-31, 2018 in Tel Aviv, Israel.
A New Noninvasive Treatment Based on Electrocardiographic Imaging (ECGI) was developed in Dr. Yoram Rudy’s laboratory. The treatment is offered at Washington University in St. Louis and at the Cleveland Clinic.
The CardioInsight ECGI system was cleared by the FDA. After 30 years of development and validation in Professor Yoram Rudy’s laboratory, he hopes to see ECGI in clinical use in hospitals, helping to treat cardiac patients.
While at Case Western Reserve University, Professor Yoram Rudy had the idea for a game-changing cardiac monitoring device–a vest filled with more than 200 sensors that could detect the heart’s electrical activity.
A recent publication in the journal Circulation describes research conducted by Ramya Vijayakumar, a PhD student in the lab. Ramya used a novel noninvasive imaging modality – Electrocardiographic Imaging (ECGI) to study the arrhythmic substrate in the hearts of 25 patients.
CardioInsight Technologies, whose technology was initiated by Rudy Lab Alumni Charu Ramanathan and Ping Jia, continues the development of Electrocardiographic Imaging (ECGI) for clinical application.
Dr. Yoram Rudy was awarded a $1,520,000 four year grant (years 28-31 of the award) from the NIH, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, for the project “Inverse and Forward Problems in Electrocardiography.”
Yoram Rudy, Fred Saigh distinguished professor and director of the Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center at Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, USA, talked to Cardiac Rhythm News about the novel imaging technique, electrocardiographic imaging, which was developed in his laboratory.
Yoram Rudy, the Fred Saigh Distinguished Professor and Director of the Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center (CBAC) is the recipient of the 2010 Heart Rhythm Society Distinguished Scientist Award. The award ceremony will take place in May, during the Annual Heart Rhythm Society scientific sessions in Denver, Colorado.
Professor Yoram Rudy received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Case Western Reserve University for his contributions to basic science in biomedical engineering. The award was presented on October 22, 2009, during the biomedical engineering department’s 40th year celebration ceremony.
Yoram Rudy delivered the Tawara Lecture in Kyoto, Japan, on July 30, 2009. From August 2 – 13, Professor Rudy presented a series of invited lectures in Taiwan. On August 2, 2009 a National Workshop celebrated the 18 year anniversary of the Luo-Rudy model of the cardiac cell.
Yoram Rudy was awarded a $1,900,000 four year grant (years 17-20 of the award) from the National Institutes of Health and a three year $294,621 grant from the National Science Foundation.
Congratulations to Yong Wang who successfully defended his PhD thesis (more accurately, passed with flying colors…..)!
The title of Yong Wang’s thesis was: “Contributions to the Methodology of Electrocardiographic Imaging (ECGI) and Application of ECGI to Study Mechanisms of Atrial Arrhythmia, Post Myocardial Infarction Electrophysiological Substrate, and Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients.”
Congratulations to Subham Ghosh who successfully defended his PhD thesis (more accurately, passed with flying colors…..)! The title of Subham Ghosh’s thesis was: “Electrocardiographic Imaging: Development Of A Non-Smooth Regularization Method And Clinical Application In Patients With Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome And Heart Failure.”
Dr. Thomas J. Hund, an alum of the Yoram Rudy Lab (PhD 2004) won the 2008 Early-Career Authors Prize, designed to recognize outstanding papers published by early-career authors in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology.
Professor Yoram Rudy was elected to be the Hein J.J. Wellens Distinguished Professor in Cardiology at the University of Maastricht, The Netherlands. Professor Rudy conducted workshops on cardiac electrophysiology at the Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM) during September 2008 and May 2009.
Thomas O’Hara was awarded two-year grant from the Predoctoral Fellowship Program of the Midwest Affiliate Research Committee of the American Heart Association for his “Mathematical Model of Human Cardiac Ventricular Action Potential” project.
Dr. Yoram Rudy was awarded a $1,362,285 four year grant, (years 24-27 of a Merit Award to Dr. Rudy) from the NIH, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for his Inverse and Forward Problems in Electrocardiography project.
Dr. Rudy participated in a symposium entitled, “Cardiac Arrhythmias and Sudden Death: From Genes to Prevention” at the Hatter Cardiovascular Research Institute of Cape Town University in South Africa.
Washington University School of Medicine’s quarterly magazine, Outlook, is published by the Office of Medical Public Affairs. Biomedical Engineering Professor Yoram Rudy’s Lab was featured as the Outlook Winter 2007 cover story.
Yoram Rudy participated in a workshop on Regulation of Transport Phenomena in the Cardiac System. The workshop took place in Antalya, Turkey, September 16-20, 2007.
The paper “Application of the Method of Fundamental Solutions to Potential-based Inverse Electrocardiography” by Yong Wang and Yoram Rudy had been chosen as the Outstanding Original Paper for 2006 in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering. The award carries a prize of $1500 that will be used to support Yong Wang.
Leonid Livshitz wins first prize at the Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms.
Dr. Yoram Rudy appointed to the Board of Directors for the International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology (ISCE).
Charu Ramanathan and Ping Jia, our former PhD students, established CardioInsight Technologies, a startup company for developing Electrocardiographic Imaging (ECGI) as a clinical diagnostic tool for cardiac arrhythmias.
Yoram Rudy, the Fred Saigh Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Director of the Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center (CBAC), delivered two keynote presentations describing his work on noninvasive electrocardiographic imaging at the annual meetings of the International Society for Heart Research (United Kingdom) and the International Congress on Electrocardiology (Germany).
Dr. Yoram Rudy delivered the Keynote Presentation “Electrocardiographic Imaging (ECGI): a new noninvasive imaging modality for cardiac electrophysiology and arrhythmia” at the SPIE Medical Imaging Conference in San Diego , February 11-16, 2006.
Raja Ghanem is a winner of the Heart Rhythm Journal Outstanding Publication Award for Young Electrophysiologists for the paper “Noninvasive Electrocardiographic Imaging (ECGI): Comparison to Intraoperative Mapping in Patients” in the Heart Rhythm Journal.
Dr. Yoram Rudy PhD, FAHA, delivered the Kazuo Yamada Lecture titled “Noninvasive Electrocardiographic Imaging (ECGI) of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia” to the Japanese Society of Electrocardiology in Toyama, Japan and conducted a workshop on the molecular and genetic basis of cardiac arrhythmias in Nagoya, Japan.
Dr. Yoram Rudy was The Reynolds Visiting Professor at the Reynolds Center for Cardiovascular Research, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University . Yoram presented recent work on Electrocardiographic Imaging in humans.
Our lab moved from Case Western Reserve University to Washington University in St. Louis.
Dr. Rudy had three students that received their PhD degrees. They are: Raja Ghanem, Tom Hund, and Charulatha Ramanathan.
Dr. Yoram Rudy, Director of the Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center (CBAC) at Washington University in St. Louis, has, over the past 20 years, developed a unique method of electrocardiographic imaging (ECGI) that provides a noninvasive and detailed technique for recording electrical activity of the heart.