Registered pharmacist, University Munich, 1983. Doctor of Medicine, University Berlin, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University Freiburg, Germany, 1987.
Habilitation, Universität Würzburg, Germany, 1994.
Research fellow, Albert-Ludwigs U., Freiburg, 1984-1986; research fellow, Royal Melbourne (Australia) Hospital, 1986; postdoctoral fellow, Freie U., Berlin, 1987-1989; research scientist, Abbott Laboratory, Chicago, 1989-1991; adjunct assistant professor, Northwestern University, Chicago, 1991-1992; private-doz., Julius-Max.-U., Würzburg, 1992-1996; university professor, dto., Julius-Max.-U., Würzburg, since 1996. Consultant Abbott laboratories, Chicago, 1991-1992.
Youth executive German-Italian Society, Kassel, 1977. Referee, supervisor Bavarian Soccer Association, Kitzingen, since 1995. Member German Society Pharmacology and Toxicology, German Pharmaceutical Society, American Society Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Married Beate Mechanical Engineering Fuchs, May 13, 1958. Children: Kimberly L., Tim M.