Doctor of Medicine, Petrozavodsk State University, 1987.
Researcher Lab for Neurophysiology of Thermoreception and Heat Exchange, Petrozavodsk, Russia, 1987—1991. Associate professor department physical Petrozavodsk State University, Russia, 1991—1997, professor department physical, since 1997.
Member of Finnish Physiological Society, Pavlov's Physiological Society, New York Academy of Sciences.
Life partner Ludmila Ivanovna Gerasimova. 1 child Maria Gerasimova.