Doctor of Medicine, University Berlin, 1972. Habilitation, University Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1985.
Scientific assistant Institute for Molecular Biology, University Berlin, 1972-1976. Science assistant, department hematology J.W. Goethe, University Frankfurt, 1976-1984. Head, department oncology and hematology Reha-Klinik Damp (Germany), since 1985.
Member German Society Hematology and Oncology, German Society Gastroenterology, German Cancer Society.
Married Gisela Brand, September 10, 1972.