Gideon Koren, M.D., Rhode Island Hospital (image) Lifespan Caption Gideon Koren, M.D., director of the Rhode Island Hospital Cardiovascular Research Center is the lead author of two newly published studies that shed light on sudden cardiac death when a genetic condition known as Long QT syndrome is present. The study is the first to directly link SCD with the sex hormones in a first-of-its-kind animal model. Credit Rhode Island Hospital Usage Restrictions With name, credit Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.