Prof. Binder is a specialist in Internal Medicine with a focus on Hematology and Oncology. She is Deputy Head of the Department of Internal Medicine II at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and also serves as Head of the Tumorimmunology Lab and the Flow Cytometry Lab within this department. Prior to joining the University Medical Center Hamburg she worked as physician and research fellow in the Department of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Freiburg Medical Center. She is a graduate (MD) of the University of Freiburg, also studied at the University of Würzburg and the Catholic University of Rome and spent study periods abroad at the Universities of Paris (France), Newcastle (Australia) and Lomé (Togo). Her research is focused on the biology of Multiple Myeloma and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and their cellular as well as immunological micro-environments. Moreover, she has a strong interest in immunotherapy of solid tumors, with a special emphasis on understanding and overcoming resistance mechanism.