Dr Lewinski is an Associated Professor and Head of Research Unit, Myocardial energetics and metabolism at the Medical University of Graz. He is a specialist in internal medicine, (interventional) cardiology and intensive care medicine. He has performed extensive basic research on the myocardial energetics and metabolism as well as different drug effect on the myocardium and its energy balance. He has initiated several investigator-initiated single and multicenter trials and took the national lead in multiple large international trials. His research aims at translational science including both clinical and preclinical studies.