Medical diploma, Free University Berlin, 1983. Doctor of Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, 1986. Habilitation, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, 1994.
Resident department dermatology City Hospital, Munich, 1984-1988. Visiting scientist University Geneva, 1988-1991, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1991-1993. Assistant professor department dermatology Ludwig-Maximillians University, Munich, 1993-1998, professor dermatology, since 1998.
Member American Association Immunologists, European Society Dermatological Research, German Society Dermatology, Society Dermatology Research (board directors).
Married Claire-Marie Jeanne Baudraz, May 31, 1985. Children: Raphael, Jonathan, Sébastien Baptiste.