Clínic Barcelona

Hospital Clínic participates in a European project for the prevention and treatment of atrial fibrillation

On May 21st the European consortium CATCH ME (Characterizing Atrial fibrillation by Translating into STI Health Causes Modifiers in the Elderly) was launched at the office of the European Society of Cardiology in Brussels. The aim of this project is to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation and its complications. Dr. Lluís Mont, coordinator of Atrial Fibrillation Unit of the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, participates in this project, coordinated by the University of Birmingham (UK). Horizon 2020, which is the largest EU research and innovation programme, supports the consortium with a 5 Mio Euro grant over the consortium’s duration of 4 years.