Valentin Goede, M.D. is a Hematologist/Oncologist in the Department I of Internal Medicine at the University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany. He is also a Senior Physician and Consultant at the Department of Geriatric Medicine and Research at St. Marien Hospital, University of Cologne. After obtaining his M.D. at the University of Goettingen, Dr. Goede was trained in internal medicine at the Ammerland Clinic Westerstede. His hematology and oncology training was completed at the University Hospital Munich-Großhadern and the University Hospital of Cologne. His training in geriatric medicine was completed at the St. Marien Hospital, University of Cologne. Dr. Goede’s main research interest focuses on the prediction and management of age-related vulnerability in elderly patients with leukemia, lymphoma, and other types of cancer.