A graduate of the Medical University of Gdańsk (1988), Head of Department of Hypertension and Diabetology of the Medical University of Gdańsk. The author of over 400 publications, cumulated Impact Factor >700; work citations > 10000, index h – 40. Former President of the European Society of Hypertension (2009–2011), President of the Polish Society of Hypertension (2014–2016), Deputy Editor in Chief of "Blood Pressure” – a journal of the European Society of Hypertension.
Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Polish Academy of Skills. Winner of the Hevelius Award in the category of natural sciences for understanding new mechanisms linking irregular breathing during sleep with cardiovascular diseases.