Dr Miriam Santiago Kimpo graduated from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines. Her training is in Paediatrics and she had her fellowship in Haematology and Oncology. She is certified by the American Board of Paediatrics. She was consultant and fellowship training officer at the Santo Tomas University Hospital in the Philippines from 2004- 2010. Her main interest is in childhood brain tumours.Currently, she is a Consultant with the Division of Paediatric Haematology/Oncology & Bone Marrow and Cord Blood Transplantation at the University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital.