Fabio S. Taccone is Professor at the Department of Intensive Care of Hopital Erasme and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Brussels (Belgium). He received his medical degree from the University of Naples, Italy (SUN) in 2000 and obtained post-graduate licenses in Internal Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine at ULB. He obtained in October 2014 his PhD doctoral degree with a thesis on cerebral microcirculation during sepsis. Pr. Taccone has a large area of interest in critical care medicine, with a particular research in antibiotic pharmacokinetics, brain injury, microcirculation during severe infections, therapeutic hypothermia as a neuro-protective strategy and ECMO. He has authored more than 220 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals and is Section Editor of Minerva Anestesiologica and BMC Emergency Medicine. He is also Chair of the Neuro-Intensive Care section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) since 2016.