Student, Baylor College of Medicine, 1993. Doctor of Medicine, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1994.
With M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 1993. Research fellow Medical Clinic Polytechnic V, University Heidelberg, 1994-1999. Postdoctoral researcher German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, 1996-1998.
Fellow University Ulm, Germany, since 1999.
With German Air Force, 1986-1987.
Married Franziska Beker, August 10, 1996.