Markus Herrmann graduated in medicine at the University of Würzburg (GER). In 2007 he completed his training as clincial pathologist at the University of Saarland (GER). In the same year Markus received a postdoc-grant and moved to Sydney. There he worked at the ANZAC-Research-Institute, the Royal-Prince-Alfred Hospital and at Laverty Pathology. In 2011 he received RCPA fellowship and became an associate professor at the University of Sydney. Between 2012 and 2017 Markus directed the Central Laboratory at Bolzano Hospital (ITA). Since 2017 he heads the Clinical Institute of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics at the Medical University of Graz (AUT).