Germaine Cornelissen

Dr Germaine Cornelissen


Current Editorial offices
 Co-Editor-in-Chief  . . . . . . .  World Heart Journal
 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 Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 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
    • Director – Halberg Chronobiology Center. – 2013 to present
    • Professor  – Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota – 2006 to present
    • Co-Director – Halberg Chronobiology Center. – 1999 - 2013
    • Assistant Professor – Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota – 1987 - 1992
    • Associate Director – Chronobiology Laboratories. – 1987 - 1992
    Publications

    Otsuka K, Cornelissen G, Kubo Y, Hayashi M, Yamamoto N, Shibata K, Aiba T, Furukawa S, Ohshima H, Mukai C. Intrinsic cardiovascular autonomic regulatory system of astronauts exposed long-term to microgravity in space: observational study. npj Microgravity 2015; 1: 15018. doi:10.1038/npjmgrav.2015.18

    Lee Gierke C, Cornélissen G. Chronomics analysis toolkit (CATkit). Biological Rhythm Research 2015 (published online 26 Oct): doi: 10.1080/09291016.2015.1094965.

    Singh Ranjana, Singh Rajesh K, Tariq M, Tripathi AK, Ali MA, Singh Raj K, Schwartzkopff O, Cornélissen G. Circadian time structure of circulating plasma lipid peroxides, antioxidant enzymes and other small molecules in peptic ulcers. Clin Chim Acta 2015 (published online October 3): doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2015.09.033

    Singh Ranjana, Sharma S, Singh RK, Cornélissen G. Circadian time structure of circulating plasma lipid components in healthy Indians of different age groups. Ind J Clin Biochem 2015 (published online September 18); doi: 10.1007/s12291-015-0591-8

    Siegelova J, Havelkova A, Dusek J, Pohanka M, Dunklerova L, Dobsak P, Cornélissen G. Seven day blood pressure variability at rest and during exercise in healthy men and patients. In: Kenner T, Cornélissen G, Siegelova J, Dobsak P, eds. Noninvasive Methods in Cardiology 2015, Brno, 19 October 2015. Brno: Masaryk University; 2015. pp. 79-97.

    Siegelova J, Havelkova A, Dusek J, Dunklerova L, Pohanka M, Dobsak P, Cornélissen G. Seven-day ambulatory blood pressure monitoring at rest and during exercise: variability of night-to-day blood pressure ratio. In: Kenner T, Cornélissen G, Siegelova J, Dobsak P, eds. Noninvasive Methods in Cardiology 2015, Brno, 19 October 2015. Brno: Masaryk University; 2015. pp. 69-77.

    Lee Gierke C, Watanabe Y, Siegelova J, Dusek J, Otsuka K, Cornélissen G. Demonstration of cosinor-based analyses using the chronomics analysis toolkit in R. In: Kenner T, Cornélissen G, Siegelova J, Dobsak P, eds. Noninvasive Methods in Cardiology 2015, Brno, 19 October 2015. Brno: Masaryk University; 2015. pp. 37-48.

    Cornélissen G, Otsuka K, Watanabe Y, Halberg Francine, Halberg J, Beaty L, Dusek J, Havelkova A, Siegelova J. Applications of chronobiologically-interpreted 7-day/24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring: from health maintenance and primary prevention to chronotherapy. In: Kenner T, Cornélissen G, Siegelova J, Dobsak P, eds. Noninvasive Methods in Cardiology 2015, Brno, 19 October 2015. Brno: Masaryk University; 2015. pp. 19-35.

    Cornélissen G, Otsuka K, Watanabe Y, Lee Gierke C, Beaty L, Havelkova A, Dusek J, Siegelova J. Why 7-day/24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring? Day-to-day variability in blood pressure and the novelty effect. In: Kenner T, Cornélissen G, Siegelova J, Dobsak P, eds. Noninvasive Methods in Cardiology 2015, Brno, 19 October 2015. Brno: Masaryk University; 2015. pp. 9-18.

    Okajima K, Yamanaka G, Oinuma S, Kikichi T, Yamanaka T, Otsuka K, Cornélissen G. Even mild depression is associated with among-day blood pressure variability, including masked non-dipping assessed by 7-d/24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. Clin Exp Hypertens 2015; posted online March 27, 2015. 7 pp. doi: 10.3109/10641963.2015.1013114.

    Kikuchi T, Okajima K, Cornélissen G, Sasaki J, Oinuma S, Yamanaka G, Okumiya K, Matsubayashi K, Yamanaka T, Otsuka K. Community-based comprehensive geriatric assessment of short- and long-term predictors of cognitive decline in elderly adults. J Am Geriatrics Soc 2015; 63 (5): 1031-1033.

    Cornélissen G, Lee Gierke C, Watanabe Y, Beaty LA, Siegelova J, Delcourt A, Deruyck C, Singh RB, Revilla MA, Otsuka K, on behalf of the Project on the Biosphere and the Cosmos (BIOCOS). World Heart J 2015; 7 (2): 107-117.

    Cheng S, Jiang Z, Wang Z, Cornélissen G. Non-transcriptional/translational regulations of the circadian system. Biological Rhythm Research 2015; 46 (4): 471-481. DOI: 10.1080/09291016.2015.1020203.

    Cornélissen G. Prediction and prevention. International Innovation 2015; Issue 181: 77-79. http://www.internationalinnovation.com/prediction-and-prevention/

    Brat K, Homolka P, Cornélissen G, Merta Z, Homolka M, Rihucek I, Sevcik P. Chronobiological analysis of changes in arterial blood pressure in participants of the 5th and 6th Czech Antarctic Scientific Expeditions. Neuroendocrinol Lett 2015; 36 (1): 80-83. PMID 25789585.

    Masood T, Kushwaha RS, Singh R, Sailwal S, Pandey H, Varma A, Singh RK, Cornélissen G. Circadian rhythm of serum 25 (OH) vitamin D, calcium and phosphorus levels in the treatment and management of type-2 diabetic patients. Drug Discoveries & Therapeutics 2015; 9 (1): 70-74. doi: 10.5582/ddt.2015.01002

    Singh RB, Cornélissen G, Wilson DW, Dimitrov BD. Can Halberg's approach to chronotherapy improve world health? Arch Med Sci 2015; 11 (5): 3 pp.

    Zeng W, Liang X, Wan C, Wang Y, Jiang Z, Cheng S, Cornélissen G, Halberg F, Wang Z. Patterns of mortality from cardiac-cerebral vascular disease and influences from the cosmos. Biological Rhythm Research 2014; 45 (4): 579-589. doi: 10.1080/09291016.2013.876189

    Okajima K, Otsuka K, Oinuma S, Sasaki J, Yamanaka T, Cornélissen G. Aging and within- and between-day variability assessed using 7-day/24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. J Am Geriatrics Soc 2014; 42 (12): 2440-2442.

    Hristova K, Cornélissen G, Fedacko J, Singh RB. Echocardiographic study of circadian myocardial function among clinically healthy subjects. World Heart Journal 2014; 6 (4): 241-259.

    Watanabe Y, Halberg F, Kikuchi T, Mitsuhashi T, Otsuka K, Sakura H, Cornélissen G. Earthquake and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. J Phys Fitness Sports Med 2014; 3 (5): 507-508.

    Otsuka K, Okajima K, Oinuma S, Sasaki J, Yamanaka T, Takahashi Y, Kokuji A, Kitamura K, Cornélissen G. Aging and circadian disruption of blood pressure observed using 7-day/24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. J Am Geriatrics Soc 2014; 62 (11): 2213-2215.

    Otsuka K, Okajima K, Yamanaka T, Oinuma S, Sasaki J, Taniwaki Y, Otsuka K, Cornélissen G. Aging and the novelty pressor effect in men on the first day of 7-day/24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. J Am Geriatrics Soc 2014; 62 (8): 1602-1605.

    Otsuka K, Cornélissen G, Yamanaka T, Oinuma S, Sasaki J, Yamanaka G, Okumiya K, Matsubayashi K. Time estimation predicts improvement in cognitive function in elderly community-dwelling adults. J Am Geriatrics Soc 2014; 62 (5): 974-976.

    Otsuka K, Cornélissen G, Yamanaka T, Oinuma S, Sasaki J, Yamanaka G, Okumiya K, Matsubayashi K. Comprehensive geriatric assessment reveals sleep disturbances in community-dwelling elderly adults associated with even slight cognitive decline. J Am Geriatrics Soc 2014; 62 (3): 571-573.

    Otsuka K, Okajima K, Yamanaka T, Cornélissen G. Vascular variability syndromes. Nippon Rinsho 2014; 72 (8): 1491-1496.

    Hristova K, Shiue I, Pella D, Singh RB, Chaves H, Basu TK, Ozimek L, Rastogi SS, Takahashi T, Wilson D, DeMeester F, Cheema S, Garg M, Buttar HS, Milovanovic B, Kumar A, Handjiev S, Cornélissen G, Petrov I. Sofia Declaration on transition of prevention strategies for cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus in developing countries: a statement from the International College of Cardiology and International College of Nutrition. Nutrition 2014.

    Kumar A, Kaur H, Singh RB, Cornélissen-Guillaume G, Attri A. Gender-specific issues in coronary artery disease. World Heart Journal 2014; 6 (2): 123-138.

    Cornélissen G. Cosinor-based rhythmometry. Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2014; 11: 16. 24 pp. 

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    Books

    Hristova K. Shehab A, Cornélissen G, Singh RB, eds. Circadian Cardiology with Focus on Both Prevention and Intervention. New York: Nova Biomedical; 2015.  411 + xi pp.

    Kenner T, Cornélissen G, Siegelova J, Dobsak P. (Eds.) Noninvasive Methods in Cardiology, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic 2014, 150 pp.

    Kenner T, Cornélissen G, Siegelova J, Dobsak P. (Eds.) Noninvasive Methods of Cardiology. Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic 2013, 146 pp.

    Halberg F, Cornélissen G, Schwartzkopff O. A bibliography: toward a chrononoosphere (from Gk chronos = time, Attic Gk nous = mind and Gk sphairos = globe). International Congress "Natural Cataclysms and Global Problems of the Modern Civilization", 19-21 September, 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.

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