Patrick obtained his M.D. at RWTH University in 2013. He joined ExMI in 2011 for his doctoral thesis in the field of BBB disruption by sonoporation. By receiving the Rotationsstipendium of the Medical Faculty of RWTH Aachen University, he was given the opportunity to return to ExMI, to work on the translation of nanomedical drug formulations for sepsis therapy. This work will be combined with his residency at the Klinik für Operative Intensivmedizin und Intermediate Care and the Klinik für Anästhesiologie.