Helena Lenasi is asisstant professor of physiology employed at Institute of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She obtained her MD title in 1996 and her PhD in 2003, both at University of Ljubljana. Her working activities mainly include teaching and education. She gives lectures in physiology for pre- and postgraduate students at Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Sport at 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 Slovenian Physiological Society as part of the Federation of European Physiological Societies, Medical Chamber of Slovenia and European Society for Microcirculation. She is an editor of Slovenian Medical Journal and Southeastern European Medical Journal and has served as a reviewer and author of scientific papers and textbook chapters.