Doctor of Medicine, Umeå University, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Umeå University, 1994.
Intern, Karlstad (Sweden) Hospital, 1985-1987; resident department neurosurgery, Umeå U. Hospital, 1987-1992; consultant department neurosurgery, Umeå U., 1994; associate professor, Umeå U., 1995; senior lecturer, Umeå U., 1996. Secretary National Planning Group Central Nervous System Tumors, Sweden, 1992.
Member Scandinavian Neurosurg. Society, Scandinavian Neuro-Oncology Group (president), Swedish Neurosurg. Society (science secretary since 2000).
Married Åsa Bergenheim, December 27, 1974. Children: Mikael, Jon, Tove, Johannes, Sanna, Hampus.