Germaine Cornelissen

Dr Germaine Cornelissen


Current Editorial offices
 Co-Editor-in-Chief  . . . . . . .  World Heart Journal
 Member, editorial board . . . Perceptual & Motor Skills
 Member, editorial board . . . Biological Rhythm Research
 Member, editorial board . . .   Journal of Experimental Therapeutics and Oncology
 Member, editorial board . . .   Journal of Applied Biomedicine
 Member, editorial board . . .  Neuroendocrinology Letters

Awards
  • 2014: Fellow, International College of Cardiology
  • 2010: Elected Member, International Academy of Science
  • 2009: Elected Member, Leibniz Society
  • 2006: Foreign member: Problem Commission on Chronobiology and Chronomedicine, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
  • 2002: Honorary member, Cardiff Scientific Society
  • 2002: Profiled in “The Achievements of Chronobiology and Chronomedicine” by NI Aslanyan & SKh Madoyan
  • 2000-present: Member, Book Committee, Reviewer for Life Sciences, National Chapters of Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1988: Member of Sigma Xi Society
  • 1983: Hoechst Foundation Chronobiology Award
Current Board positions
 Member of review board  . . . . .  European Science Foundation
 Member of advisory board . . . .  International College of Nutrition
 Member of advisory board . . . .  International College of Cardiology

Memberships
  • Groupe d'Etude des Rythmes Biologiques (now Société Francophone de Chronobiologie)
  • International Society for Chronobiology
  • American Physical Society
  • Biometric Society
  • American Statistical Association
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • American Physiological Society

    Academic Title

    Professor

    Education

    Bachelor's
    University of Brussels, Belgium, Physics, B.S., 1969
    Master's
    University of Brussels, Belgium, Physics, M.S., and Science, M.Ed., 1971
    Ph.D.
    University of Brussels, Belgium, Physics, Ph.D. 1976
    Jean De Prins lab


    Bio Statement
    • 2006-present: Professor, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota.
    • 2013-present: Director, Halberg Chronobiology Center.
    • 1999-2013: Co-Director, Halberg Chronobiology Center.
    • 1992-2006: Senior Research Associate and Director of Biometry, Chronobiology Laboratories, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (1992-1993) Department of Pediatrics (1994-present), University of Minnesota.
    • 1987-1992: Associate Director, Chronobiology Laboratories, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota.
    • 1987-1992: Assistant Professor, Chronobiology Laboratories, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota.
    • 1982-1991: Research Associate, Chronobiology Laboratories, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota.
    • 1979-1982: Research Fellow, Chronobiology Laboratories, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota
    • 1976-1979: Visiting Research Fellow, Chronobiology Laboratories, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota
    • 1975: International Visitor, Chronobiology Laboratories, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota
    • 1974-1976: Fellowship, IRSIA (Brussels, Belgium)
    • 1971-1973: Teaching, Lycée Emile Max (Brussels, Belgium)
    Publications
    Cornelissen G, Watanabe W, Siegelova J, Beaty LA, Singh RK, Singh R, Singh RB, Delcourt A, Gumarova L, Gubin D, Chen CH, Otsuka K, for Investigators of the Project on the BIOsphere and the COSmos (BIOCOS) and Members of the Phoenix Study Group. Chronobiologically interpreted ambulatory blood pressure monitoring: past, present, and future. Biological Rhythm Research 2018; DOI: 10.1080/09291016.2018.1491193

    Otsuka K, Cornelissen G, Kubo Y, Shibata K, Hayashi M, Mizuno K, Ohshima H, Furukawa S, Mukai C. Circadian challenge of astronauts’ unconscious mind adapting to microgravity in space, estimated by heart rate variability. Scientific Reports 2018; DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-28740-z

    Sletten J, Cornelissen G, Assmus J, Kiserud T, Albrechtsen S, Kessler J. Maternal exercise, season and sex modify the daily fetal heart rate rhythm. Acta Physiologica 2018; 224 (2): e13093. doi: 10.1111/apha.13093.

    Cornelissen G. Metabolic syndrome, adiponectin, sleep, and the circadian system. EBioMedicine 2018; 33: 20-21. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2018.06.013.

    Singh RB, Hristova K, Fedacko J, El-Kilany G, Cornelissen G. Chronic heart failure: a disease of the brain. Heart Failure Reviews 2018; https://doi.org/10.1007/s10741-018-9747-3

    Singh R, Mahdi AA, Singh RK, Lee Gierke C, Cornelissen G. Effect of gender, age, diet and smoking status on the circadian rhythm of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) of healthy Indians. J Applied Biomedicine, 2018; 16 (3): 180-185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jab.2018.01.003

    Cornelissen G. Franz Halberg: A maverick ahead of his time. Herald of the International Academy of Sciences. Russian Section 2018; 1: 78-84.

    Wanliss J, Cornelissen G, Halberg F, Brown D. Superposed epoch analysis of physiological fluctuations: possible space weather connections. Int J Biometeorology 2018; 62 (3): 449-457.

    Gubin DG, Malishevskaya TN, Weinert D, Astakhov SY, Astakhov YS, Bota EV, Cornelissen G. Intraocular pressure circadian rhythm in stable and advanced primary open-angle glaucoma. Tyumen Medical Journal 2018; 3: in press. (in Russian)

    Gumarova L, Cornelissen G, Ablaihanova N, Kudaibergenov A. The influence of excessive body weight on the parameters of circadian hemodynamic rhythms. Experimental Biology 2018; 75 (2): 92-101.

    Singh RB, Verma N, Maheswari A, Saboo B, Fedacko J, Chibisov S, Singh RK, Hristova K, Halabi G, Cornelissen G. 2018 Guidelines of the Indian Society of Chronomedicine provide a balanced view for ACC/AHA and International Society of Chronobiology controversies. World Heart J 2018; 10 (1): 7-16.

    Cornelissen G. Altered circadian energy metabolism and chronobiological risk factors of chronic diseases. In: Watson R, Singh R, Takahashi T (Eds.) The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health. 2019; 513-524. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-813148-0.000.30-X

    Abramova M, Singh RB, Chibisov S, Cornelissen G, Takahashi T, Singh V, Pella D. Altered circadian energy metabolism and chronobiological risk factors of chronic diseases. In: Watson R, Singh R, Takahashi T (Eds.) The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health. 2019; 525-540. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-813148-0.000.31-I

    Cornelissen G, Beaty LA, Siegelova J, Watanabe Y, Otsuka K, and Members of the Phoenix Study Group, for the Investigators of the Project on the BIOsphere and the COSMOS (BIOCOS). Comments on the 2018 ESC/ESH Consensus Blood Pressure Guidelines regarding the use of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM). In: Cornelissen G, Siegelova J, Dobsak P (Eds.) Noninvasive Methods in Cardiology 2018. Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic 2018; 15-31.

    Lee Gierke C, Tarquini R, Perfetto F, Siegelova J, Cornelissen G. Changes with Kp in the circadian rhythm of circulating melatonin. In: Cornelissen G, Siegelova J, Dobsak P (Eds.) Noninvasive Methods in Cardiology 2018. Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic 2018; 33-42.

    Sackett-Lundeen L, Haus E, Ramirez-Lassepas M, Lakatua D, Swoyer J, Lee Gierke C, Cornelissen G. Circadian time structure in patients with acute hemispheral cerebral infarction compared to clinically healthy bedridden and ambulatory controls. In: Cornelissen G, Siegelova J, Dobsak P (Eds.) Noninvasive Methods in Cardiology 2018. Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic 2018; 43-55.

    Siegelova J, Havelkova A, Krabkova M, Dusek J, Pohanka M, Dunklerova L, Dobsak P, Cornelissen G. Seven day/24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in night shift workers. In: Cornelissen G, Siegelova J, Dobsak P (Eds.) Noninvasive Methods in Cardiology 2018. Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic 2018; 71-78.

    Cornelissen G, Watanabe Y, Siegelova J, Turner C, Beaty L, Otsuka K. Importance of chronotherapy protocols in chronomedicine. In: Chibisov SM, Rapoport SI, Blagonravov ML (Eds.) Chronobiologiya i Chronomeditsina: monografiya. Moscow: People’s Friendship University of Russia 2018; 473-500.

    Cornelissen G, Gvozdjakova A, Lee Gierke C, Gumarova L, Sackett Lundeen L. Chronobiology of mitochondria. In: Gvozdjakova A, Cornelissen G, Singh RB (Eds.) Recent Advances in Mitochondrial Medicine and Coenzume Q10, 2018; 37-56.

    Kucharska J, Gvozdjakova A, Singh RB, Mojto V, Cornelissen G. Mitochondrial diabetology. In: Gvozdjakova A, Cornelissen G, Singh RB (Eds.) Recent Advances in Mitochondrial Medicine and Coenzume Q10, 2018; 145-154.

    Singh RB, Gvozdjakova A, Singh J, Shastun S, Dhalla NS, Pella D, Fedacko J, Cornelissen G. Omega-3-PUFA, omega-6-PUFA and mitochondrial dysfunction in relation to remodelling. In: Gvozdjakova A, Cornelissen G, Singh RB (Eds.) Recent Advances in Mitochondrial Medicine and Coenzume Q10, 2018; 353-368.

    Elkilany G, Hristova K, Singh RB, Fedacko J, Maheswari A, Cornelissen G. Memorium: Dr. Hilton Chaves Jr, (Born March 18,1955; Deceased August 28, 2018). World Heart J, in press.

    Cornelissen G. Editorial: In Honor of Earl Bakken and Franz Halberg. World Heart J, in press.

    Cornelissen G, Halberg F. Remembering BD Gupta. World Heart J, in press.

    Gubin DG, Malishevskaya TN, Astakhov YS, Astakhov SY, Cornelissen G, Kuznetsov VA, Weinert D. Progressive retinal ganglion cell loss in primary open-angle glaucoma is associated with temperature circadian rhythm phase delay and compromised sleep. Chronobiology Int., in press.

    Sletten J, Lund A, Ebbing C, Cornelissen G, Aßmus J, Kiserud T, Albrechtsen S, Kessler J. The fetal circadian rhythm in pregnancies complicated by pregestational diabetes is altered by maternal glycemic control and the morning cortisol concentration. Chronobiology Int., in press.

    Singh R, Mahdi AA, Singh RK, Otsuka K, Lee Gierke C, Cornelissen G. Circadian periodicity and effect of gender, age, diet and smoking on circulating plasma lipid peroxides and antioxidant enzymes in healthy Indians of different age groups. Biological Rhythm Research, in press.

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    Abstracts

    Cornélissen G, BIOCOS Investigators. Lessons learned from worldwide around-the-clock monitoring of blood pressure. World Heart J 2016; 8 (4): 392-393.

    Wilson DW, Cornélissen G, Lee Gierke C, Singh RB, Halberg F. The analysis and presentation of chronobiological data. World Heart J 2016; 8 (4): 392.

    Lee Gierke C, Tarquini R, Perfetto F, Cornélissen G. Changes with age in the circadian rhythm of circulating melatonin. World Heart J 2016; 8 (4): 391-392.

    Chibisov S, Dementyev M, Blagonravov M, Singh RB, Cornélissen G, Halabi GM, Abramova M, Meladze Z, Kharlitskaya E, Shastun S, Eremina I. Diagnostics of cardiovascular desynchronsis in patients with cancer pathology. World Heart J 2016; 8 (4): 389.

    Cornélissen G, Breus T, Watanabe Y, Syutkina EV, Masalov A, Otsuka K. Influence of space weather on heart rate and heart rate variability. Abstract, 13th European Space Weather Week, Oostende, Belgium, 18 November 2016.

    Siegelova J, Dusek J, Havelkova A, Pohanka M, Dunklerova L, Dobsak P, Kohzuki M, Otsuka K, Singh RB, Cornélissen G. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring analysed from seven day/ 24 hour record. J of Hypertension 2016; 34: e121-e122.

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