Doctor of Medicine, Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf, 1994.
Assistant professor department medicine, division thrombosis research Mount Sinai School Medicine, New York City, 1999—2000. Junior professor department medicine Charite University, since 2002. Director thrombosis and hemostatis laboratory Medical Clinic II, Department Medicine, Charité University, since 2001.
Member of German Society Cardiology, American Heart Association (member council arteriosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular biology).