Antonio Artigas, MD, PhD, Emerit Director andSenior Consultantof Critical Care Center. Sabadell Hospital. Spain. Director of Applied Physiology Chair. Parc Tauli University Institute. Autonomous University of Barcelona . CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias. Chairman of the Respiratory Critical Care HERMES Programme of European Respiratory Society. Director of Acute Respiratory Failure and Sepsis Research Programme. Dr. Artigas’ main research interests are in the area of translational research on pathophysiologicalmechanism and treatment of Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis. Organizer of International Symposium of Infections in the Critically Ill Patients. Director of research and teaching programme for residents and fellows of different countries on intensive care medicine. Dr. Artigas his and honorary member of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and Board member of Global Sepsis Alliance.