Guy Hugues Fontaine
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
Guy Fontaine has made 15 original contributions at the inception of cardiac pacemakers in the mid-60s. I has identified ARVD by serendipity during the beginning of antiarrhythmic surgery in the late 70s. Dr HSV Chen group from San Diego (Kim Nature 2013) has been able to reproduce the disease-in-the-dish giving credit to the criticized original terminology of ARVD. GF has published more than 900 scientific papers including 201 book chapters. He is included in the Profiles in Cardiology (W Hurst 2003) book of the 216 individuals who have made a significant contribution to the study of cardiovascular diseases since the 14th century. He has been included in the book “500 greatest Geniuses of the 21th century” of the American Biographical Institute (ABI 2005). He was the reviewer of 17 journals both in clinical and basic Science. He served during 5 years as a member of the Editorial Board of Circulation. He has been invited to give 11 master lectures of 90 minutes each during three weeks in the top universities of China (2014). He is now interested in brain protection in OHCA and Stroke by therapeutic hypothermia as well as end stage palliative care help by high-tech.