Dr. Loppow studied chemistry at the University of Hamburg. During his doctor thesis he became head of the Department for Flow Cytometry in the LADR Medical Laboratories of Dr. Kramer in Geesthacht. He switched from lab to administration and became Head of the Marketing Department at LADR Laboratories and ISG Intermed Service. He joined University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) 2011 to become Managing Director of the Institute of Pathology and 2012 additionally CEO of the Martini-Klinik. From March 2020 to July 2021 he substituted the Managing Director of the Center for Diagnostics, who was on maternity leave.