Doctor of Medicine, Semachko Institute, Moscow, 1984. Master of Science, N.N. Burdenko Institute, Moscow, 1987. Doctor in Medical Sciences, N.N. Burdenko Institute, Moscow, 1993.
Resident in neuropathology N.N. Burdenko Institute, 1984-1987, research assistant, 1987-1990, senior researcher, 1990-1995, chief neuropathology department, since 1995.
Member Russian Association Pathologists, Association Clinical Pathologists, Canada Association Neuropathologists.
Married Tatyana Drojjova, October 11, 1986.