Graduated in Medicine in Hamburg, Germany. MD University of Hamburg. Basic Paediatric training in Lubeck, Germany, and Manchester. MRCP/MRCPH(UK) and Higher Specialist Training in Paediatrics and Paedriatric Oncology in Manchester. Leukaemia Lymphoma Research Clinical Research Fellow, Paediatric Oncology, Manchester. PhD 2004, University of Manchester. CRUK Clinician Scientist, University of Manchester .
Senior Lecturer / Honorary Consultant Paediatric Oncologist, Division of Cancer Sciences and clinically in the Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology of the University of Manchester at Royal Manchester Children’s and Christie Hospitals.