Student, Freie University, Berlin, 1973. Doctor of Medicine, Freie University, Berlin, 1982. Student, University Sheffield, England, 1972.
Diploma chemistry, Technology University, Berlin, 1979.
Clinical scientist, Freie University, Berlin, 1974-1984; head department, Federal Health Office, Berlin, 1984-1994; head department, Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices, Berlin, since 1994. Teacher Freie University, Berlin, since 1983.
Lieutenant Germany Military, 1964-1967. Member Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapy, Medical Datenverarb and Statistics, International Society Pharmacoepidemiology, Internist Intensivmed.
Married Annette Correll, May 21, 1971. Children: Amelie, Anita, Elke, Agnes.