Doctor of Medicine, University Hannover, Germany, 1980. Habilitation, University Hannover, Germany, 1993.
Assistant, U. Hannover Medical School, 1981-1994; senior consultant, U. Hannover Medical School, Hannover, since 1994; active academic self-government, U. Hannover Medical School, since 1982.
Member American Society Neuroradiology (associate), American Roentgen Ray Society (international), Radiological Society North America, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, German Rontgen Society, European Society Neuroradiology, Society Avian Paleontology and Evolution, American Ornithologists Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, Wilson Ornithological Society, Association Field Ornithologists, British Ornithologists Union, British Ornithologists Club.
Married Marion Bingel, September 5, 1987. Children: Christiane Bettina, Frederik Sebastian.