Helena Lenasi is an associate professor of physiology employed at the Institute of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She obtained her MD title in 1996 and her Ph.D. in 2003, both at the University of Ljubljana. Her working activities mainly include teaching and education. She gives lectures in physiology for pre- and postgraduate students at the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Sport at the University of Ljubljana. Her main research interests are cardiovascular and exercise physiology with a focus on human microcirculation in health and disease. She is a member of the Slovenian Physiological Society as part of the Federation of European Physiological Societies, the Medical Chamber of Slovenia, and the European Society for Microcirculation. She is an editor of the Slovenian Medical Journal, Southeastern European Medical Journal, Clinical hemorheology, and Microcirculation, she's been an invited editor in the journals Biology, Frontiers of Physiology, and Life, and has served as a reviewer and author of scientific papers and textbook chapters.