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.
Zeinab Salah has completed her MD from Cairo University and Post-doctoral studies from Faculty of Medicine, Pediatric Hospital , Cairo University. She is the Former Head of Pediatric Cardiology Department , Postoperative cardiac ICU as well as cardiomyopathy clinic in the Pediatric Hospital, Cairo University. Currently, she is the Head of Cardiology Department in Children Cancer Hospital, the biggest pediatric health facility for cancer in Egypt and Middle East. She is the Principal Investigator of the project for creating Egyptian Center of Excellence for Pediatric Cardiology in the Children Hospital Cairo University, the biggest health faculty in Egypt.