Dr. Hein serves as Peter K. Knoefel Endowed Chair, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, and Distinguished University Scholar at the University of Louisville (USA).Dr. Hein’s research program has been funded since 1983 by over 75 grants and contracts totaling over $50M from the National Institutes of Health and other federal and private foundations and industry. He has coauthored over 250 with over14,000 citations (h-index=60). He has presented about 150 invited research seminars in Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and across the USA