Andreas Reske is the Director of the Centre for Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Analgesic Therapy at the Heinrich Braun Klinikum in Zwickau since September 2016. He was Consultant at the Department for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at Leipzig University Hospital from 2011-2016. He studied medicine at University of Leipzig Medical School. Afterwards he specialized in the fields of Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine. Since 2010, he is lecturer in these three disciplines. In 2012, he received his habilitation from the Faculty of Medicine at Universität Leipzig. His scientific focus is pathophysiology, monitoring and treatment of acute respiratory failure and ARDS, functional quantitative monitoring of lung function during mechanical ventilation and acute respiratory failure, development of radiation-free multi-parameter imaging approaches for the lung and regional anesthesiology.