Doctor of Medicine, University Vienna, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, 1990. Doctor of Medicine, University Zurich, 1983.
Doctor of Philosophy, Cape Town University, South Afric, 1990.
Lecturer University Vienna, 1980-1981, resident, 1983-1988. Senior lecturer University Zurich, 1981-1983. Senior resident, staff surgeon, 1989-1990.
Associate professor, senior specialist University Capetown, 1992-1999. Professor, chief specialist, since 1999. Director cardiovascular research unit, since 1993.
Director Cape Heart Center, since 1998.
Basic military training, 1980, Vienna. member International Society Applied Cardiovasc. Biology (president 1994-1998), N. American Vascular Biology Organization.
Married Susanne Gisela Schroeder.