Doctor of Medicine, Lille University, France, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Lille University, France, 1986. Master in Medical Management, Ecole Superieure Commerce, Paris, 1992.
Resident University Hospital, Lille, 1973-1978. Consultant medical oncology Center Oscar Lambret, 1978-1984, head medical department, since 1985. Professor medical oncology Lille University, 1993.
Head breast cancer department Oscar Lambret Center, Lille, since 2001. Expert French Drug Agency, since 1990, European Drug Agency, since 1995, National Federation Cancer Centers, Inserm, others. Director Center Oscar Lambret, Lille, 1996—2001.
Member French Cancer Society (president 1998-1999), American Society Clinical Oncology, American Association Cancer Research, European Society Medical Oncology, European Association Cancer Research.
Married Marie Edith A. Couteaux, September 30, 1995. Children: Vincent, Loic, Capucine.