Rudy lab conducts first study of electromechanics of human hearts

Yoram Rudy, Chris Andrews

Rudy lab conducts first study of electromechanics of healthy, living human hearts. While there have been numerous studies of abnormalities in the human heart, there have not been studies of the electromechanics of healthy adult hearts — until now.

Rudy Received the Chancellor’s Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Yoram Rudy Innovation Entrepreneurship Award

Chancellor Martin announced that CBAC Director and Fred Saigh Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Yoram Rudy has received the Chancellor’s Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Rudy gave a presentation on his work during the award ceremony on November 8.

Rudy named to National Academy of Inventors

Yoram Rudy

CBAC Director, Yoram Rudy, along with a faculty member from the School of Medicine, were named to the National Academy of Inventors.

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellows Program highlights inventors who demonstrate a “prolific spirit of innovation.”

New insights in mechanisms of human cardiac arrhythmias

Yoram Rudy

Medtronic acquired CardioInsight Technologies, developer of a clinical noninvasive imaging system, called ECGI, for noninvasive mapping of the electrical activity of the heart and cardiac arrhythmias. The ECGI concept and methodology were developed in Professor Yoram Rudy’s laboratory with support from the NIH – National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.