Gereon Hüttmann received his Master of Science degree in Physics and his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Göttingen, Germany. From 1992 – 2005, he was research member and scientific group leader of the Medical Laser Center in Lübeck, Germany, working in the fields of photodynamic therapy and fluorescence detection of tumors. Since 2005 he leads a research group at the Institute of Biomedical Optics, University of Lübeck. Gereon Hüttmann was member of the Supervisory Board of the Thorlabs Lübeck GmbH and Mentor of the spin-off Optomedical Technologies GmbH. Currently he is Member of the German Center for Lung Research and Vice-Director of the Institute of Biomedical Optics in Lübeck. His main research interests are optical coherence tomography (OCT) and intravital microscopy.