Doctor of Medicine, Tuebingen University, 1968. Diploma, University Vienna, 1965.
Intern, resident, University Munich, 1971-1977;
senior assistant, senior lecturer department oncology and hematology, University Munich, 1977-1981;
associate professor, U. Munich (Germany), 1985-1988;
professor internal medicine, head department hematology, oncology, Free University, Berlin, since 1988. Associate professor University Munich, 1979. Senior physician, head department hematologyand oncology medical clinic City Center, University Munich, 1981.
Project leader Munich Tumor Center, 1983. Department chairman internal medicine University Medical Center, Steglitz, since 1991.
Married Anne Helnes, July 30, 1986. Children: Julia, Mira, Larissa.