Dominik Linz is a consultant clinician at the Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands. He defended his PhD in 2013 and undertook his clinical specialist training in Cardiology at the University Hospital in Homburg/Saar, Germany. In 2017, he completed his specialist training for internal medicine and Cardiology and started to work as a “Beacon Research Fellow” and clinical EP fellow at the University of Adelaide, Australia, to initiate and drive a translational research program focusing on atrial fibrillation and risk factor management with focus on sleep-disordered breathing (Prof Prash Sanders). In 2018 he was promoted to Associate Professor of The University of Adelaide. Since 2020, he is Affiliate Professor of Lifestyle Factors in Cardiac Arrhythmias at the University of Copenhagen.
He has an international reputation in cardiac arrhythmia research with a focus on understanding the mechanisms underlying atrial arrhythmias and translational research in atrial fibrillation, the autonomic nervous system and sleep disordered breathing.