A tribute to Dr. Olivier Ameisen November 25, 2013
Le Monde.fr | 19/07/2013 at 20:58 • Updated 19/07/2013 at 21:30 | By Sandrine Blanchard, Sandrine Cabut and Catherine Vincent
...Olivier Ameisen, the apostle of Baclofen, is dead
Professor of Cardiology Olivier Ameisen.
Professor Olivier Ameisen, cardiologist, brother of Professor Jean-Claude Ameisen, the current president of the French National Ethics Committee, died on July 18 in Paris of a myocardial infarction. He had just turned 60.
For thousands of alcoholics, he will be the one that allowed them to end their “craving”; the irrepressible need for alcohol. His crusade was for Baclofen: himself a doctor who became addicted to alcohol, he found in an old drug a new path to freedom from addiction, and fought for years to have his discovery accepted...Continue reading...