Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Division of Cardiology; UBC Dr. Charles Kerr Distinguished Scholar
Dr. Zachary Laksman is a Cardiac Electrophysiologist and Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Laksman is the Director of the St. Paul’s Hospital Atrial Fibrillation Clinic and the Inherited Arrhythmia Clinic. Dr. Laksman specializes in the management of heart rhythm disorders including heart rhythm surgeries and devices. Dr. Laksman is a Clinician Scientist with a specific focus on stem cell disease modeling and drug screening, cardiogenetics, and personalized medicine. Dr. Laksman’s research is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health and Research, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Stem Cell Network, the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, and the UBC Division of Cardiology. Dr. Laksman holds the Inaugural Dr. Charles Kerr distinguished Scholar in Cardiovascular Genetics and a Professional Investigator Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.
Friday, October 25
4:10 PM – 4:20 PM