Prof. Peter Lanzer got his medical degree at the Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg/Breisgau and trained subsequently in Internal Medicine at the Westphalian Wilhelms University Münster. Subsequently, Dr. Lanzer worked as research fellow at the Cardiovascular Research Institute, University California San Francisco, USA and continued then his training as a fellow in clinical cardiology at the University of California in San Francisco. Dr. Lanzer completed his fellowships and training in interventional cardiology and vascular medicine at the St. Vincent’s Hospital, Indianapolis and at the Charite, Berlin. He is currently Director of the Department of Internal medicine and Chief of staff, Cardiovascular Medicine, Teaching Hospital, Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. He is board-certified specialist for Internal medicine, Cardiology, Vascular medicine, Interventional Cardiovascular medicine and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance. His professional interest has always spanned wealth of topics in interventional cardiology and interventional vascular medicine with emphasis on cognitive skills and knowledge transfer. Peter has also a longstanding interest in vascular biology with a focus on vascular calcifications.