Dr Marie-claude Morice has been head of the Insitiut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, since 1995. He is a guest speaker at all major international meeting of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC). Dr Morice is an expert with the Regional Hospital Agency (ARH) and is Co-Director of the Paris course on revascularisation. He is a corresponding member of the Argentine Society of Cardiology and was elected Honorary Professor of the Universidad Del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2004. Dr Morice gained an MD in 1973 and a degree in cardiology in 1975.