Abitur, Immanuel Kant University, Pirmasens, 1974. Medical licensed, Joh. Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, 1980.
Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Joh. Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, 1985.
Resident department nuclear medicine University Medical Center, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany, 1984-1988, vice-director department nuclear medicine Federal Republic of Germany, 1988-1996. Director Clinical Positron Emission Tomography Center, 1994-1997. Assistant professor medical school University Frankfurt, 1988-1990, associate professor, 1990-1995, professor, since 1996.
Vice president International Research Group in Immunoscintigraphy, 1988-1990. President, 1990-1992. Chief science investigator International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, since 1991.
Visiting professor Medical College, China. Chairman clinic nuclear medicine/ Positron Emission Tomography center Zentralklinik Bad Berka, Germany.
Member European Association Nuclear Medicine (advisory board since 1991, member task group since 1988), Society Nuclear Medicine, European Agency for the Evaluation of Medical Products (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), International Society Radiolabelled Blood Elements (board directors since 1992), New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Christiane Chini, July 1, 1977 (divorced October 1983). Children: Christian, Daniel. Married Julitta Erna Rueck, January 2, 1984.