Barnabas Pendragon holds a B.Sc. (hons.) (1980) and an M.Sc. (1982) from the faculty of science at Manchester University, England, a Ph.D. (1987) from the faculty of science at the Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany and a D.Sc. (1998) from the faculty of medicine at Zurich University, Switzerland. He has published almost 100 scientific papers and is a referee for ten international science journals. He has taught and held consultancy positions throughout Europe, USA and Asia.