Dr. Utz Krug is Lecturer, Head of the Clinical Hematology Laboratory, Attending Physician, and Group Leader in the Department of Medicine (Hematology, Oncology, Hemostaseology, and Pulmonology) at the University of Münster, Germany. He is board-certified specialist in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Palliative Care, and Emergency Medicine. He attended Medical School at the University of Bochum and at Hannover Medical School, both in Germany. He completed his medical training at Hannover Medical School and at the University of Münster, Germany and was a postdoctoral fellow in Professor H. Phillipp Koeffler’s Lab at the University of California, Los Angeles/USA. His group has identified and studied important novel targets in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and has developed a new clinically relevant risk score for elderly patients with AML.