Doctor of Medicine, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1982. Doctor Medical Habilitation, University Erlangen, Germany, 1995.
Fellow, U. Heidelberg, Germany, 1982-1986; research fellow, German Cancer Research Institute, 1986-1988; private dozent, assistant professor, U. Erlangen, Germany, 1996; assistant director, U. Erlangen, Germany, since 1988.
Member Radiological Society North America, American Society Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Gabriele Vera Goerner, November 11, 1983. Children: Thomas, Viviane.