Diploma in Psychology, Universität Würzburg, 1972. Doctor of Medicine, Universität Würzburg, 1975.
Resident, senior resident, U. Würzburg, 1974-1980; lecturer, U. Würzburg, 1981; professor neurology/neuro-oncology, U. Würzburg, since 1982; resident, senior resident, Clinic of Psychiatry, Werneck, Federal Republic of Germany, 1981-1982; medical director, Nervenklinik, Bamberg, Federal Republic of Germany, since 1991.
Member German Association Neuro-oncology (steering committee 1986-1994), European Association Neuro-oncology (steering committee since 1992).
Married Brigitte Alrun Sixt, 1970 (divorced 1973). 1 child, Till; married Helga Maria Mahr, December 14, 1974. Children: Antje, Florian, Katja, Niko, Soga, Tiuro.