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Jacob Tfelt-Hansen

Name: Jacob Tfelt-Hansen, MD, DMSc

Born: Hillerød, Denmark

Age: 38 year


1.          Medical degree 1999, Copenhagen University

2.          Doctor of medical science (DMSc) 2007, Copenhagen University


1.          Senior Scientist. Laboratory of Molecular Cardiologi, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University, Denmark  1.1.2004-

2.          Training in Cardiology at Rigshospitalet, Frederiksberg and Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen University 1.1.2006-

3.          33 months. Research fellow, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Harvard University 1.4.2001-1.1.2004

4.          18 months medical training Region Sjælland 1.9.1999 - 28.2.2001

Main research field

Arrhythmias, Sudden cardiac death, and Brugada Syndrom.

Scientific papers

54 peer reviewed papers (H index 13)

Editorial board membership

World Journal of Cardiology, Journal of Geriatric Cardiology


Scientific Honorary Medal 2009, Danish society of theoretic and applied therapy.

Scientific society memberships

Danish Society of Cardiology, co-chair of working group of inherited heart disease from 2011. Danish society of theoretic and applied therapy.

External reviewer

More than 20 journals including Heart Rhythm, Cardiovascular Research, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. Grants: French National Research Agency, welcome trust

Research collaborators

Professor Edward Brown Division of Endocrinology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA

Associate Professor Christine Albert, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA

Senior Lecture Elijah R Behr, St George's University of London, UK.