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The Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory, led by Dr. Ackerman, has made numerous discoveries about cardiac channelopathies related to long QT syndrome and catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia.
As part of its work to better understand and find novel treatments for sudden death, especially in young people, the Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory studies genotype-phenotype relationships in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).
The Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory studies postmortem genetic testing (molecular autopsy) for sudden unexplained death (SUD), unexplained drowning and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Dr. Ackerman collaborates with other researchers at Mayo Clinic and from around the world on his research in the Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory.
The Sudden Death Genomics receives funding from a variety of organizations. More recent funding comes from the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association.
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