Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and intensivist in the Department of Intensive Care at Erasme University Hospital in Brussels. Specialist in Internal Medicine.
Dr Vincent has signed more than 1000 original articles, some 400 book chapters and review articles, and more than 1000 original abstracts, and has edited 102 books. He is co-editor of the "Textbook of Critical Care" (Elsevier Saunders, 7th Edition) and the “Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine” (Springer Science+Business Media).
Jean-Louis Vincent is the editor-in-chief of "Critical Care", "Current Opinion in Critical Care", and "ICU Management and Practice". He is member of the Editorial Boards of about 30 journals.
NIHR Research Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, Clinical Director of Research & Development, Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust.
In 2006, he was appointed Senior Lecturer, Intensive Care Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London and was promoted to Professor in 2014.
He is an active member of several national and international societies for anaesthesia and intensive care medicine. He teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate students. He leads the Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine Research Group. Rupert plays a leading role in many large multi-centre studies including ISOS, PRISM, EPOCH and OPTIMISE. He has experience in a wide range of research methods including translational laboratory and clinical research, multi-centre observational and randomised trials and large epidemiological studies.
Professor of Intensive Care at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and is Head of Intensive Care Departments of CHIREC hospitals (Brussels and Braine l’Alleud-Waterloo). His main fields of investigations are severe sepsis, organ dysfunction and its treatment (including ECMO), acute circulatory failure (circulatory shock) and its treatment (in particular vasoactive agents), oxygen transport, hemodynamic monitoring (including echocardiography), hepato-splanchnic circulation and microcirculatory disorders.
Prof. De Backer is currently associate editor of "Anesthesiology and Critical Care", “Critical Care”, and “International Journal of Intensive Care”, and member of the advisory board of several other journals. He is former associate editor of "Intensive Care Medicine". He serves regularly as reviewer for more than 30 journals including "Intensive Care Medicine", "Critical Care Medicine", "American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine", “Critical Care”, "Shock", "Anesthesia Analgesia", and "Anesthesiology".
Professor and Chairman at the Institute of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. He was awarded his medical degree and MD at the University of Zurich. This was followed by several clinical and research posts within Switzerland and the USA. He was 6 years Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anaesthesiology at the University and University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland, prior to his current position.
Associate Professor and Head of the Anesthesia and Intensive Care Department, University Hospital of Modena. He main field of research are sepsis, oxygen therapy and perioperative.
Professor of Therapeutics and Critical Care Medicine, at the University Paris-South in France. He exerts his clinical activity at the Medical ICU of the Bicêtre University Hospital (Assistance-Publique Hôpitaux de Paris). His research interests are the following: heart-lung interactions, cardiovascular performance, regional blood flow assessment, tissue oxygenation, haemodynamic monitoring, and assessment of volume status in critically ill patients. He proposed and developed new tests to assess fluid responsiveness such as Pulse Pressure Variation and Passive Leg Raising, which are now used everywhere around the world. He has published more than 200 studies and around 126 book chapters/didactic articles, almost of them in the field of haemodynamics. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Annals of Intensive Care. He received in 2007 the Honorary Fellow Honor Award of the American College of Chest Physicians.