Prof. Dr. Dr. Peter Bartmann studied chemistry at the Universities in Frankfurt, Tuebingen and Regensburg (Dipl.Chem. 1972, Dr. rer. nat. 1975) and attended the Medical Schools in Regensburg and at the TUM in Munich (MD 1980). He became a board certified Pediatrician in 1985 and received subspeciality certifications in Neonatology, Pediatric Intensive Care and Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Habilitation for Pediatrics at the University of Ulm in 1990. From 1/1988-8/1994 he was Vice Director of the Dept. Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care at the University of Ulm. 9/1994 – 3/2014 he served as a Director of the Department of Neonatology at the University of Bonn. As Professor Emeritus he is until present Head of a funded Research Group for Longitudinal Studies at Bonn University. His research interests initially focused on surfactant for human use, infectious diseases and inborn errors of the newborn infant. Since more than 25 years he conducts longitudinal studies in preterm infants (Co-PI of the Bavarian Longitudinal Study), twin-twin-transfusion syndrome and patients with inborn errors. He has more than 250 peer-reviewed original publications and more than 350 congress contributions. His research was funded by the German Research Organization (DFG), the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the European Horizon 2020 program and various foundations. In July 2016 he joined the project “Metabolomic parameters for hypoxia detection”, initially funded by the Government of Northrhein-Westfalia, now continued by InfanDx AG.