Medical State Examination, University Erlangen, Germany, 1958. Doctor of Medicine, University Erlangen, Germany, 1959. Habilitation, Medical University Lübeck, Germany, 1967.
Medical assistant, Medical Clinic, Erlangen, 1958-1959; medical assistant, Evangelical Hospital, Lippstadt, Germany, 1959-1961; science assistant, Pharmaceutical Institute, U. Erlangen, 1962-1965; senior assistant Institute Pharmacology, Medical U. Lübeck, 1965-1971; professor, Medical U. Lübeck, 1971-1974; director Institute Toxicology, Medical U. Lübeck, 1974-1982; director, professor, Medical U. Lübeck, since 1982.
Member Bürgerschaft, Parliament of City of Lübeck, 1986-1998. Senator Senate of City of Lübeck, 1990-1996. President Section Liberl Deutrdres Rutes Vienz, since 1998.
Member Lions Club Lübeck.
Married Ute Friese, August 3, 1957. Children: Süster, Florian, Antrin.