Bachelor, Hunan Medical University, Changsha, 1983. Master of Science, Hunan Medical University, Changsha, 1986. Doctor of Medicine, University Ulm, 1992.
Privatdozent, University Ulm, 2008.
Professor Xiangya Hospital, Changsha, 2008, resident, 1983-1987, cardiologist, 1987-1989. Physician, scientist University Ulm, Germany, since 1989, professor, 2008.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Married Lijuan Zhou, July 23, 1988. Children: Sizhou, Anna, Sally.