Professor Martin Grobusch (MD, PhD, MSc, DTM&H, FRCP) obtained his medical degree from Bonn University, Germany, and completed his specializations in internal medicine, infectious diseases and tropical medicine in the UK and in Berlin, Germany. Following a period of full-time tropical diseases research at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Tübingen, Germany, and the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné, Gabon, he was appointed Full Professor (Chair) of Infectious Diseases at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa in 2005. In 2010, he took up the position as Head of Tropical Medicine and Travel Medicine at the Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam. He is Visiting Professor at the University of Tübingen, Germany, and Adjunct Member and Professor at the Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Martin’s main research interests are malaria, HIV/tuberculosis and co-infections, travel medicine and general infectious diseases topics as they arise from clinical practice. In addition to the home base in Amsterdam, he heads two clinical research groups based within CERMEL at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné/Gabon and in Cape Town/South Africa. He serves on various boards and has published several text book chapters and over 180 papers in peer-reviewed journals.