Master of Science in Chemistry, Freiburg (Germany) University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Munich University, 1979. Privatdozent, Free University Berlin, 1993.
German Academy Exchange Service fellow University College Cardiff, Wales, 1979-1980. Postdoctoral fellow University Tübingen, Germany, 1980, Birmingham (England) University, 1980-1981. Professor biochemistry pharmaceutical and toxicology Free University, Berlin, Germany, 2000.
German Society Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, German Society Clinical Pharmacology and Therapy (certified pharmacologist), International Study Group for Steroid Hormones.
Married Pia Arnold, May 30, 1986. Children: Katharina, Philipp.