Free University Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Dr Brugada is a well-known specialist in cardiology. His main interests cover a wide ar ea within rythmology and electrophysiology.
Dr. Brugada received his medical training at the University of Barcelona School of Medicine. He is currently a member of the staff at The Cardiovascular Center, OLV Hospital, Aalst, Belgium. Dr. Brugada's previous positions include Professor of Cardiology and Head, Division Coronary Disease, Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases. University of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
In 1992 Dr. Brugada, along with his brother, Dr. Josep Brugada, discovered a caridiac defect closely related to the Long QT Syndrome that has become known as the Brugada Syndrome. Much of his research has focused on the diagnosis and treatment of these syndromes.
Dr. Brugada has received numerous awards for his research in cardiology and has written over 900 papers and book chapters. He is on the editorial board of many respected journals including Cardioselecta; PACE; Revista Latina de Cardiología; Rhythmology; Journal of Electrophysiology; New Trends in Arrhythmias; European Heart Journal; and Clinical Research in Cardiology.
University of Cologne, Germany