Graduated in Medicine in Hamburg, Germany. MD University of Hamburg. Basic Paediatric training in Lubeck, Germany, and Manchester. MRCP/MRCPH(UK) 1995. Higher Specialist Training in Paediatrics and Paedriatric Oncology in Manchester. Leukaemia Lymphoma Research Clinical Research Fellow 2000 – 2004, Paediatric Oncology, Manchester. PhD 2004, University of Manchester. CRUK Clinician Scientist 2005 -2010, University of Manchester .
Since 2010 Senior Lecturer / Honorary Consultant Paediatric Oncologist, Stem Cell and Leukaemia Proteomics Laboratory and clinically in the Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology of the University of Manchester at Royal Manchester Children’s and Christie Hospitals.