Prof. Dr.med Giulio Conte is a medical doctor with a Ph.D. degree in Medical Sciences and an University Master in Cardiac Electrophysiology.
He has been a senior consultant cardiologist at Cardiocentro Ticino Institute (Lugano, Switzerland) since 2014. Currently, he is physician head (Caposervizio) for Electrophysiology/Rare Cardiovascular Diseases.
He has been appointed as Honorary Visiting Professor of Medicine at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB, Belgium) in 2019 and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) in 2021.
His current clinical practice involves all aspects of cardiac electrophysiology and management of complex cardiac arrhythmias, including catheter ablations and implantation of cardiovascular electronic devices.
His main research activity focuses on catheter ablation and computer modeling of atrial fibrillation, inherited arrhythmia syndromes and cardiogenomics. He is the author of over 160 scientific peer-reviewed articles and presently co-chair of the Scientific Initiatives Committee of the European Heart Rhythm Association.
He has 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.