Biography of Pedro Brugada
Pedro Brugada, M.D, Ph.D., was the first of five children born to Ramon Brugada (1925-1999) and Pepita Brugada. He is currently professor of cardiology at the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwziekenhuis (Cardiovascular Research and Teaching Institute) in Aalst, Moorselbaan, Belgium. He received his medical training at the University of Barcelona School of Medicine
Pedro Brugada is currently Professor. of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research and Teaching Institute. Aalst,. His previous positions include Professor of Cardiology and Head, Division Coronary Disease, Institute for Cardiovascular Disea¬ses at the University of Limburg, Maas¬tricht, The Netherlands.
Pedro Brugada's first patient was an eight year Polish boy. With his brother Josep Brugada, who then worked in Belgium, he first described the syndrome in eight patients, in 1991.
- "We can learn more from our ignorance than from our current knowledge. Knowledge is important, however it helps scientific progress much less than the will to change ignorance into knowledge."