Doctor of Medicine, University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France, 1978. Doctor of Science, University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France, 1987.
Intern, HCL, Lyon, 1974-1978;
researcher, Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale, Lyon, 1979-1980;
assistant professor, Blood Bank, Lyon, 1980-1989;
associate professor, Blood Bank, Lyon, 1989-1994;
Chief Executive Officer, Lyon Blood Bank, Lyon, since 1994. Visiting scholar Stanford University, 1990-1991. Consultant paternity testing, since 1985.
Lecturer immunology, Lyon, since 1975.
With French and German military, 1973-1974. Member American Association Blood Bank, French Society Immunology.
Married Sylvie Garnier, July 15, 1956. Children: Gabriel, Alice, Madeleine, Blanche.