Bachelor of Science, University Cape Town, 1953. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University Cape Town, 1957. Master of Medicine in Pathology, University Cape Town, 1961.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Cape Town, 1964.
Senior lecturer, U. Cape Town, 1967-1969; principal specialist, U. Cape Town, 1970-1973; associate professor, U. Cape Town, 1974-1977; professor, head deputy chemical pathology, U. Cape Town, since 1977; head division pathology, U. Cape Town, 1978-1980, 83. Director medical research county Biomembran Research Unit, Cape Town, since 1979.
Member panel Wellcome/Medical Research Council Award for Medical Research, South Africa. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Biophysics Society United States.
Married Jacqueline Wendy Gersh, December 9, 1956. Children: Michael, Neil, Lara.