Lia Crotti is associate professor of Cardiology at the University Milano Bicocca in Milan and she is the head of the Cardiomyopathy Unit in the IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano in Milan, Italy. Furthermore she has a leading role in the Center for Cardiac Arrhythmias of Genetic Origin and Laboratory of Cardiovascular Genetics, directed by Peter J Schwartz.
Lia Crotti is an internationally renowned expert in channelopathies and cardiomyopathies and her research interests are mainly focused on the genetic basis of sudden cardiac death, in genetically transmitted arrhythmogenic diseases, in the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), stillbirths and in more common diseases, such as myocardial infarction. Furthermore, her research is focused on the improvement of the clinical management and treatment of patients affected by arrhythmogenic diseases. She regularly reviews manuscripts for all leading journals in cardiology and she is author or co-author of 146 peer reviewed papers and 17 book chapters. Her total Impact factor is 1151, with a total H-index of 41. Besides her home Country (Italy) she has been spending research periods in the USA, South Africa, and Germany.