About the Authors

Mehdi Namdar

Contributed equally to this work with: Mehdi Namdar, Catherine Gebhard

Affiliations Heart Rhythm Management Centre UZB, Brussels, Belgium, Clinic for Cardiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Catherine Gebhard

Contributed equally to this work with: Mehdi Namdar, Catherine Gebhard

Affiliations Clinic for Cardiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Cardiovascular Research, Physiology Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Rafael Studiger

Affiliations Cardiovascular Research, Physiology Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Yi Shi

Affiliation Cardiovascular Research, Physiology Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Pavani Mocharla

Affiliation Cardiovascular Research, Physiology Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Christian Schmied

Affiliation Clinic for Cardiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Pedro Brugada

Affiliation Heart Rhythm Management Centre UZB, Brussels, Belgium

Thomas F. Lüscher

Affiliations Clinic for Cardiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Cardiovascular Research, Physiology Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Giovanni G. Camici

giovannic@access.uzh.ch

Affiliations Cardiovascular Research, Physiology Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MN CG YS CS PB TFL GGC. Performed the experiments: CG RS YS PM GGC. Analyzed the data: MN CS PB GGC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MN CG RS GGC. Wrote the paper: MN CG GGC.