Piotr Religa, M.D., Ph.D. is a graduate of the Medical University of Warsaw (class of 1997). His Ph.D. thesis (Department of Vascular Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, 2003) was on the Development of Intimal Hyperplasia in Transplant Arteriosclerosis. His Ph.D. supervisors was Prof. Ulf Hedin and Prof. Johan Thyberg. Starting from 2003 till 2006 he took postdoctoral fellowship at Microbiology and Tumorbiology Center, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden at Prof. Yihai Cao. In 2008 till 2009 he took postdoc at Center for Cardiovascular Biology UW Medicine, Department of Pathology, Seattle US at Prof. Charles Murry and in the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at Dr Daniel Sabath.