Ari Horton

Paediatric Cardiologist and Clinical Genetics Fellow

Dr Ari Horton is a paediatric cardiologist and clinical geneticist. He is collaborating with children and families with congenital heart disease, inherited cardiac disease and lipid disorders to improve models of care. Bridging cardiac and genetic aspects of cardiovascular genomics, he is interested in developing genomic testing pathways for critically unwell cardiac patients to inform precision-based care. Together with his colleagues, Dr Horton is working towards innovative ways to improve equity of access. His PhD is in population genomic screening to reduce cardiovascular and cancer risk. Dr Horton is a keen supporter of advocacy for shared-care and multidisciplinary models to best address the needs of the Australian and international communities.