From molecule to bedside,
we study & treat heart rhythm disorders.

  • CBAC Newsletter 2020
  • Cell-Cell Interactions and Gap Junctions in the Heart
  • Optical Mapping of Cardiac Electrical Activity
  • Noninvasive Electrocardiac Imaging of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Structure/Function of Cardiac Ion Channels


The Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center (CBAC) is an interdisciplinary center whose goals are to study heart rhythms and their disorders (cardiac arrhythmias), and to develop new tools for their diagnosis and treatment in the prevention of disabilities and cardiac death.

Our mission is to battle cardiac arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death through scientific discovery and its application in the development of mechanism-based therapy.

CBAC Seminars

Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 10:00 am (CST) –
Ana M. Gómez, PhD, HDR, Université Paris-Saclay, France
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Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 10:00 am (CST) Antonio Zaza, MD, FESC, The University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 10:00 am (CST) Ulrich Schotten, MD, PhD, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
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Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 10:00 am (CST) Toon van Veen, PhD, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 10:00 am (CST) Julia Gorelik, MD, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
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For videos of past seminars, please check out our CBAC YouTube Channel.

Julia Gorelik


On December 7, Julia Gorelik, gave a zoom presentation. She is the Professor of Cellular Biophysics in the Cardiovascular Science Division at the National Heart and Lung Institute Imperial College in London, United Kingdom.

Radiation therapy reprograms heart muscle cells to younger state

Radiation therapy reprograms heart muscle cells to younger state (Links to an external site)

Radiotherapy repairs irregular rhythms in those with life-threatening heart arrhythmia. New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that radiation therapy can reprogram heart muscle cells to what appears to be a younger state, fixing electrical problems that cause a life-threatening arrhythmia without the need for a long-used, invasive procedure.