Doctor of Philosophy, University Heidelberg, 1965. Doctor of Medicine, University Heidelberg, 1975. Professor Pathology, University Heidelberg, 1980.
Scientist Bureau Standards, Braunschweig, Germany, 1965-1970. Medical assistant Institute Pathology University Heidelberg (Germany), 1972-1985. Head. department pathology Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, since 1985.
Member European Society Pathology (chairman 1986).
Married Maria Consuelo Gatchalian, May 4, 1970. Children: Corinna, Gian.