Patrick Ellinor, MD, PhD

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Ellinor, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, is director of Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and an associate member at the Broad Institute. Dr. Ellinor’s research work has focused on identifying the molecular basis of atrial fibrillation. His research laboratories are located in the Cardiovascular Research Center at MGH and at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. Dr. Ellinor currently helps lead the AF and Gen Consortium, an international group of investigators studying the genetics of atrial fibrillation. Over the past 15 years, he has been continuously funded by the NIH, has received an Established Investigator Award from the AHA, and is a principal investigator on a Transatlantic Research Network sponsored by the Foundation Leducq. Dr. Ellinor is a member of the American Heart Association, the Heart Rhythm Society and the American Society of Clinical Investigation.