Bachelor of Science with honors in biology, University East Anglia, Norwich, England, 1975. Doctor of Philisophy in biochemistry, University Oxford, England, 1979.
Postdoctoral fellow, U. Colorado Medical School, Denver, 1979-1982; assistant research scientist, U. Florida College Medicine, Gainesville, 1982-1985; assistant professor, University Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1985-1988; associate professor, University Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1988-1994; professor, University Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, since 1994. Director endocrinology laboratory University Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1987-1991, director division endocrinology, since 1992, vice chairman research department internal medicine, since 1994.
Member American Diabetes Association (research grantee 1992-1995), American Federation Clinical Research, The Endocrine Society, The Bio-chemical Society (England).
Married Karen Mauer, August 15, 1981. Children: Sarah Denise, Peter Allan, Andrew James.