Doctor of Medicine, Humboldt University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Humboldt University, 1982.
Assistant, Children's Hospital Charité, Berlin, 1970-1975; pediatrician, Humboldt U., Berlin, 1975-1981; senior consultant, Humboldt U., Berlin, 1981-1982; pediatrician, Free U., Berlin, 1982-1984; medical director, Boehringer Manheim, 1984-1989; vice president, Boehringer Manheim, since 1989; senior vice president, Boehringer Manheim, since 1993.
Member European Society Pediatrics Nephrology, European Dialysis Transplantation Association, New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Brigitte Peters, March 10, 1967. Children: Antje, Stefan.