Diploma in Physics, University Gießen, Germany, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Human Biology, University Gießen, Germany, 1982. Habilitation, University Gießen, Germany, 1991.
Research fellow neurology University Gießen, 1971-1974, research fellow in pediatrics, 1975-1982. Biostatistician/pharmacokineticist Hoechst AG, Frankfurt, Germany, 1982-1998, University Giessen, Germany, since 1999.
Member German Society Pharmacology and Toxicology, German Society University Lecturers, German Society Clinical Pharmacology and Therapy (F.H. Dost prize 1996).
Married Brigitte Beutler, July 23, 1971. Children: Tim Sebastian, Kirsten, Daniel.