Aleksandar Kibel

Osijek University Hospital

Aleksandar Kibel is an assistant professor at the Department of Physiology and Immunology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Osijek, as well as an internal medicine specialist and cardiology subspecialist at the Department for Heart and Vascular Diseases, Osijek University Hospital Centre, Croatia. He graduated with a maximum possible grade average from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Osijek, with an MD degree in 2009, conducting experimental research activities during almost all study years and receiving awards that include the country’s top scholarship (“Top Scholarship for Top Students”). Research activities included laboratory practicums and research visits at a number of foreign institutions including the University Clinic Hamburg-Eppendorf (Germany), the Medical College of Wisconsin (USA), Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok (Thailand), etc. He obtained his Ph.D. degree at the Department of Physiology and Immunology with a focus on vascular physiology and pathophysiology and teaches at the medical high school, university, and postgraduate doctoral levels. He served as a mentor on several diploma works. Prior work experience also includes work at the Emergency Medicine Department and an internship at the University Hospital Zagreb, as well as volunteer work at the Red Cross. He has published a number of scientific papers and three book chapters and has actively participated in many international scientific conferences, in research projects at the pre-clinical and clinical levels, and in pharmacological clinical trials as a sub-investigator. He is a guest editor of several special issues and an editorial board member of several international scientific journals.

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Selected Chapters from the Renin-Angiotensin System aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the most important physiological and pathophysiological roles of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS). The complex and convoluted RAS has been investigated for many years and, through rigorous scientific research, many important and previously unknown components and functions of the RAS have come to light. These discoveries have been crucial in the understanding of this system and provide a basis for effective modulation of the system as part of therapeutic strategies for a number of widespread disorders. New studies are continuing to elucidate the RAS and the mechanisms associated with its functions. This book discusses relevant scientific knowledge about the RAS and intends to introduce the reader to cutting-edge research with an accentuation on the mechanisms at the functional/physiological and molecular/cellular levels.

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