Yoram Rudy Spends 2018-2019 Academic Year in the UK

Yoram Rudy Oxford

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 Keynote Lecture at IDSS 2018

Yoram Rudy

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.

Noninivasive Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias

ECGI, Noninvasive, Refractory Ventricular Tachycardia

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.

Graduate Student Ramya Vijayakumar First Author on Paper

Ramya Vijayakumar Circulation

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.

Dr. Yoram Rudy Awarded $1.52M NIH Grant

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.”

Stepping beyond ECG: Electrocardiographic imaging (Links to an external site)

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.

Dr. Yoram Rudy Receives the HRS Distinguished Scientist Award

Yoram Rudy, Distinguished Scientist Award

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 Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

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 lectures in Japan, Taiwan, celebrates Luo-Rudy model

18th Anniversary of the Luo-Rudy Model Publication

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.

Rudy Lab Awarded $1.9M NIH and $294K NSF Grants

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.

Graduate Student Yong Wang successfully defends his PhD Thesis

Yong Wang

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.”

Graduate Student Subham Ghosh successfully defends his PhD thesis

Subham Ghosh

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. Hund Receives the JMCC Author’s Prize

Thomas Hund

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.

Dr. Rudy to be the Hein JJ Wellens Distinguished Professor

Yoram Rudy Maastricht

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 awarded two year grant

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 awarded $1,362,285 for a four year grant

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.

Measured Impulses (Links to an external site)

Outlook Magazine Front Cover Rudy Winter 2007

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.

Yong Wang Paper chosen as the Outstanding Original Paper

Yong Wang

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.

Rudy give keynote & presentations in England, Germany and France

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).

Yoram Rudy delivers the SPIE Medical Imaging Conference Keynote

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.

Congratulations to Raja Ghanem!

Raja N. Ghanem

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 delivered the Kazuo Yamada Lecture

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 visiting professor at Johns Hopkins University

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.

Commencement Day!

Yoram Rudy, Charu Ramanathan, Tom Hund, Raja Ghanem

Dr. Rudy had three students that received their PhD degrees. They are: Raja Ghanem, Tom Hund, and Charulatha Ramanathan.