Giulio Conte is a Medical Doctor specialized in Cardiology with a University Master in Cardiac Electrophysiology and a Ph.D. degree in Medical Sciences. His clinical and research expertize is related to clinical cardiac electrophysiology and inherited arrhythmogenic diseases.
He graduated at the Medical School of the University of Parma (Italy) in 2006 and obtained the specialization diploma in Cardiovascular Medicine in 2011 at the same University.
His research activity on inherited arrhythmogenic syndromes started in 2008 at Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Spain (Director: Josép Brugada). In 2015 he obtained his PhD degree in Medical Sciences at Vrije Universiteit of Brussels with a research on Brugada syndrome in children and the elderly (promotor: Prof. Pedro Brugada).
Giulio Conte is senior consultant at the Division of Cardiology of Cardiocentro Ticino Institute (Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Lugano) and clinical scientist at the Center for Computational Medicine in Cardiology at Università della Svizzera Italiana.
He is Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland and Honorary Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.
He has served as Committee member of the EHRA Young Electrophysiologist and, currently, is co-Chair of the Scientific Initiatives Committee of the European Heart Rhythm Association.
He is author of 142 original scientific articles. He has recently obtained personal research grants from the Swiss Government (Swiss National Foundation), Swiss Heart Foundation, European commission and private foundations (Boston Scientific Inc.) for a total of 1.5 Mio EUR.