Doctor of Medicine, Free University of Berlin, 1997. Doctor of Medicine in Cardiac Physiology suma cum laude, Free University Berlin, 1999.
Physician pediatric cardiology German Heart Center, Berlin, 1997—1999. Post doctoral Max Planck Institute Molecular Genetics, 1999—2000, head research group, since 2001, Hansen Gary professor, since 2010.
Member of German Society Human Genetics, European Society of Human Genetics.