Collins Endowment

Igor Efimov is the Alisann and Terry Collins Professor of Biomedical Engineering. The endowed professorship was established in 2015 through a $1 million donation by Trustee Terry Collins, D.Sc. ’76, and his wife, Alisann. For more information, please visit the below articles.

Fondation Leducq

Professor Efimov has been appointed the North American Coordinator of RHYTHM, part of Fondation Leducq’s Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program. The network, comprised of leading experts in the U.S. and Europe, will study mechanisms of sudden cardiac death to generate new clinical tools for characterizing abnormal repolarization, and to provide novel high-resolution imaging tools and risk stratification parameters for personalized preventive therapy.