Germaine Cornelissen-Guillaume, PhD

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology (IBP)

Germaine Cornelissen-Guillaume

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-624-6976

Office Address:
Halberg Chronobiology Center
University of Minnesota
Rm. 735 Mayo (Mayo Mail Code 8609)
420 Delaware St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

PhD, University of Brussels (Physics), 1976

MS, University of Brussels (Physics, MS, and Science, MEd), 1971

BS, University of Brussels (Physics), 1969


Awards & Recognition

  • Member, International Academy of Science, 2010
  • Member, Leibniz Society, 2009
  • Foreign member: Problem Commission on Chronobiology and Chronomedicine, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, 2006
  • Honorary member, Cardiff Scientific Society, 2002
  • Profiled in “The Achievements of Chronobiology and Chronomedicine”
  • by NI Aslanyan & SKh Madoyan, 2002
  • Member, Book Committee, National Chapters of Phi Beta Kappa, 2000-present
  • Member of Sigma Xi Society, 1988
  • Hoechst Foundation Chronobiology Award, 1983



PUBMED Link to Publications

  • Gupta AK, Greenway FL, Cornélissen G, Pan W, Halberg F. Prediabetes is associated with abnormal circadian blood pressure variability. J Human Hypertension 2008; 22: 627-633. doi:10:1038/jnh.2008.32. PMCID: PMC2573901.
  • Cornélissen G, Halberg F, Otsuka K, Singh RB, Chen CH. Chronobiology predicts actual and proxy outcomes when dipping fails. Hypertension 2007; 49: 237-239. doi:10.1161/01.HYP.0000250392.51418.64.
  • Cornélissen G, Halberg F, Zeman M, Jozsa R, Tarquini R, Perfetto F, Salti R, Bakken EE. Toward a chronome (time structure) of melatonin. In: Pandi-Perumal SR, Cardinali DP, eds. Melatonin: From Molecules to Therapy. New York: Nova Biomedical Books; 2007. p. 135-176.
  • Cornélissen G, Halberg F, Rostagno C, Otsuka K. A chronomic approach to cardiac arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death. The Autonomic Nervous System 2007; 44: 251-254.
  • Cornélissen G, Halberg F. Chronomics of suicides and the solar wind. Br J Psychiatry 2006; 189: 567-568.
  • Cornélissen G, Delcourt A, Toussaint G, Otsuka K, Watanabe Y, Siegelova J, Fiser B, Dusek J, Homolka P, Singh RB, Kumar A, Singh RK, Sanchez S, Gonzalez C, Holley D, Sundaram B, Zhao Z, Tomlinson B, Fok B, Zeman M, Dulkova K, Halberg F. Opportunity of detecting pre-hypertension: worldwide data on blood pressure overswinging. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 2005; 59 (Suppl 1): S152-S157.
  • Cornélissen G, Halberg F, Kovac M, Mikulecky M, Otsuka K, Bakken E. Geographic and extraterrestrial aspects of morbidity and/or mortality patterns from myocardial infarction and stroke. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 2005; 59 (Suppl 1): S68-S75.