Doctor of Medicine, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany, 1999.
Resident department surgery Hospital Marburg-Wehrda, Marburg, 2002—2003. Resident department urology Philipps University, 1998—2001, 2003—2005, staff urologist, senior physician, 2006, associate professor, since 2008. Guest researcher division clinical immunology University Uppsala, Sweden, 2005.
Laboratory leader department urology biomedical research center Philipps University, since 2004.
Member of German Cancer Society, German Association Urology, European Association Urology.