Biography: Miroslaw Kornek is working as a Principal Investigator, Department of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital Bonn, University Bonn, Germany. He completed his Ph.D. in Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Bonn, University Bonn, Germany. His position and research work was funded by the German Cancer Foundation (Deutsche Krebshilfe e.V.) and currently by the Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation). He spent his post-doctoral time at BIDMC, Harvard Medical School from 2008 until 2012 in Dr. Schuppan’s and Dr. Afdhal’s laboratories. Currently, his research is focused on the exploration of cancer entity-specific extracellular vesicle (EV) signatures that could potentially aid in as a novel liquid biopsy tool for the detection-, identification-, prognosis- and therapy monitoring of hepato-billiary cancers.