University of Kent, Martin studied pharmacy and completed his PhD in pharmaceutics in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, working on drug carrier systems including nanoparticles and liposomes. Then, he took a post as postdoc at the Institute for Medical Virology, Clinics of the Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany, and started to work on the identification and investigation of anti-cancer and antiviral drugs.
From 2005, he joined the charity “Hilfe für krebskranke Kinder Frankfurt e.V.”, Frankfurt am Main, finally resulting in a joined affiliation at the private research institute of the charity’s trust Frankfurter Stiftung für krebskranke Kinder (Dr. Petra Joh-Forschungshaus) and at the Institute of Medical Virology in Frankfurt am Main.
Martin joined the School of Biosciences in July 2011 and is a member of the Cancer Targets and Therapies Group.
- Biomedical scientist
- Forensic scientist
- Healthcare scientist, clinical biochemistry
- Healthcare scientist, genetics
- Healthcare scientist, haematology
- Healthcare scientist, immunology
- Physician associate
- Research scientist (medical)
Common employers of biomedical sciences graduates include the:
- Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
- Health Careers – NHS
- Medical Research Council (MRC)
- NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
- Academic departments at universities
- Forensic, charity or government-funded laboratories
- Veterinary services
- Private pathology laboratories
|Working and studying||6.3|