Master of Science with honors, Moscow State University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Moscow State University, 1984.
Postdoctoral researcher department biophysics, Moscow State University, 1984-1985; postdoctoral researcher department biochemistry Arrhenius laboratories,, U. Stockholm, 1985-1986; research associate, U. Stockholm, 1986-1989; consultant, U. Stockholm, 1989-1990; senior researcher department neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1989-1996; senior researcher department biochemistry and biophysics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, since 1996. Consultant department biochemistry Arrhenius laboratories, U. Stockholm, 1989-1990.
Member Swedish University Teachers Association, Swedish Society Medicine, Society for Neurosci., European College Neuropsychopharmacology (award 1991).
Married Catrine Svetlana Alexjevna Sytcheva, January 11, 1983. Children: Lotta, Alec.