Zachary Laksman MD MSc FRCPC

  • Clinical Assistant Professor at University of British Columbia
  • Faculty, Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine
  • Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University
  • Director, St. Paul’s Hospital British Columbia Inherited Arrhythmia Clinic
  • Director, St. Paul’s Hospital Atrial Fibrillation Clinic
  • Charles Kerr Distinguished Scholar in Cardiovascular Genetics
  • Professional Investigator, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
  • Early Career Investigator, Centre for Heart Lung Innovation
  • Current funding from the Stem Cell Network, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Named to the National top 40 under 40 list, 2019

Dr. Zachary Laksman is the Director of the St. Paul’s Hospital Atrial Fibrillation Clinic and the Director of the St. Paul’s Hospital Inherited Arrhythmia Clinic. Dr. Laksman specializes in the management of cardiac arrhythmias, and simple and complex ablation and device implantation.

Dr. Laksman is a clinician-scientist with a specific focus on cardiogenetics, stem cell disease modeling, and personalized medicine. His research has been published in scientific journals such as JACC, Heart Rhythm, Circulation Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, American Journal of Cardiology, Canadian Journal of Cardiology, Journal of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, and Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. Dr. Laksman’s research is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health and Research, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society.

Dr. Laksman holds Dr. Charles Kerr distinguished Scholar in Cardiovascular Genetics.

Key Publications in 2019:

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