Chemist, Loránd Eötvös University of Science, Budapest, Hungary, 1967. Chem.Engr., Technology University Budapest, 1975. C.Sci., Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1978.
Doctor of Science, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1991.
Researcher, Chemical works of Gedeon Richter, Ltd., Budapest, 1967-1988; head of laboratory, Chemical works of Gedeon Richter, Ltd., Budapest, since 1989; director chemical and biotechnological research and development, Chemical works of Gedeon Richter, Ltd., Budapest, 1992-1993; senior science advisor exploratory research, Chemical works of Gedeon Richter, Ltd., Budapest, since 1999. Member working committee peptide chemistry Hungarian Academy Science, 1978, working committee of pharmaceutical chemistry, 1995.
Secretary Lajos Kisfaludy Foundation, Budapest, since 1994. Member Chamber of Hungarian Engineers, Budapest, since 1995. President Foundation Hungarian Peptide and Protein Research, since 1997.
Board directors Foundation Hungarian Pharmaceutical Research, since 1997. Member Hungarian Chemical Society (working committee organic and pharmaceutical chemistry 1995), Hungarian Immunol. Society, European Peptide Society, American Peptide Society, New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Irén Fodor, July 27, 1968. Children: Attila Zoltán, Barbara Zsuzsanna.