Bachelor of Science, Glasgow University, 1967, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, 1969, Doctor of Medicine 1980. Resident house officer medicine and surgery Glasgow University, 1969-1970, cancer research scholar, 1970-1971 research worker Institute Cancer Research, London, 1971-1977. Lecturer in pathology Middlesex Hospital, London, 1978, Edinburgh University, 1979-1980.
Senior lecturer in pathology, consultant Edinburgh University, Scotland, since 1980.
Member Royal College Pathologists.
Married Jacqueline Hardie, April 17, 1971. Children– Catriona, Hilary, Rosalind.