Interdisciplinary Approach to Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Speaker Details:

Hiroshi Ashikaga
John Hopkins University / Division of Cardiology

Lecture Details:

February 7, 2019
12:30 p.m.
Associate Professor, PhD, MD


My research focus is to understand the mechanism of sudden cardiac arrest using interdisciplinary tools from complexity science, computational neuroscience, and artificial intelligence. In this talk I will discuss how the interdisciplinary approach combining clinical and simulation data provides a new framework to understand this nagging clinical problem.

Speaker Bio:

“Dr. Ashikaga is a board-certified cardiac electrophysiologist with over 18 years of experience in quantitative,
translational, clinical, and population-based research. He received an M.D. and a Ph.D. degrees from the
University of Tokyo, and completed his cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology training at the Johns Hopkins
Hospital. He received his scientific training at the University of California, San Diego, the National Institutes of
Health, and the Santa Fe Institute.”

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