Oliver Soehnlein is Professor of Regulatory Mechanisms of Inflammation and Director of the Institute of Experimental Pathology at the University of Münster, Germany. He received his M.D. in 2004 from the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen, Germany, and his Ph.D. in 2008 from the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. He is currently serving as European Coordinator of a transatlantic Leducq Network on Clonal Hematopoiesis and is speaker of the DFG-funded collaborative research center TRR332 ‘Neutrophils: origin, fate & function’. Oliver Soehnlein’s research focuses on understanding the role of neutrophils in vascular inflammation. Based on this understanding he aims at designing tailored therapeutic approaches.