Dominik Bursa, MD, PhD is an assistant in the Department of Adults` Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Warsaw and in Hospital for Infectious Diseases in Warsaw, Poland. He defended his PhD thesis on similarities of sepsis as hyperinflammatory syndrome and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. His main research interests include sepsis, meningitis and HIV infection. During his ten years practice he was the author and co-author of numerous scientific projects. He is a member of ECCMID, EACS and the secretary of Euroguidelines in Central and Eastern Europe Network Group.