Dr. Krause is a clinical pathologist specializing in coagulation and transfusion medicine and a leukaemia researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital. She works in particular on the improvement of cellular therapy, such as hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and is currently investigating the role of the bone marrow microenvironment in leukemia. She received her medical degree from the Free University Berlin and did her internship in haemotology/oncology at the Charite in Berlin. She came to the US in 2000 in order to do basic research on leukemias and lymphomas. Dr. Krause began playing the recorder at age 3 and switched to the flute and piccolo at age 10. She has played in many orchestras in Berlin, England, and Boston and is an active chamber musician in a variety of ensembles. She has been a member of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra since 2003.