Degree, University of R., Germany, 1980. Doctor of Medicine, University Munich, Germany, 1989.
Resident in neurology University Munich, Germany, 1983-1984. Fellow department neurochemistry Max-Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Germany, 1984-1987, forschungs assistant department neurochemistry Germany, 1987-1994. Head neurogeneration, department neurology University Wuerzberg, Germany, 1994, professor clinical neurobiology Germany, 1995.
Director Institute Clinical Neurobiology, 2000.
Married Regine Giessler, June 13, 1992. Children: Barbara, Georg, Elisabeth.