Dr. Yaniv Bar-Cohen is a pediatric cardiologist/electrophysiologist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and is a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Dr. Bar-Cohen serves as Co-Director of The West Coast Consortium for Technology & Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP). Dr. Bar-Cohen is also the Director of Cardiac Rhythm Devices at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Bar-Cohen’s clinical and research activities have focused on heart rhythm disorders in children and congenital heart disease. His primary research has focused on the development of a fetal micro pacemaker, and he has served as Primary Investigator on a National Institutes of Health grant to develop this device aimed at pacing a human fetus. In addition, his work has branched off towards the development of another minimally-invasive micro pacemaker intended for children and adults. His clinical research has addressed topics including sudden cardiac death, implantable rhythm management devices and the catheter ablation of arrhythmias.