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, Croatia. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Osijek with an MD degree in 2009 with a maximum possible grade average, 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 PhD 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 is now 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 published a number of scientific papers; three book chapters; actively participated in many international scientific conferences, and research projects at the pre-clinical and clinical levels; as well as in pharmacological clinical trials as sub-investigator. He is guest editor of two special issues in the Journal of International Medical Research and is editorial board member several other journals.