In this Falling Walls Breakthrough Conversation, digital participants had the chance to engage in a live conversation with Marcus Mall, Falling Walls Breakthrough of the Year 2022 in the category of Life Sciences. He talked about his role as chair of the Department of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, Immunology and Critical Care Medicine at Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, his research on cystic fibrosis and genetic diseases as well as the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic had on his research.

The interview series provided an intimate personal atmosphere, in which high-level guests, speakers and panelists of the Falling Walls Science Summit 2022 talked about their individual research, career paths and experiences.

The Falling Walls Breakthrough Conversations are supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and Springer Nature.