Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1966. Doctor of Medicine, Gö University, Sweden, 1978.
Research fellow, Medical Research Council, Sweden, 1974-1983; professor chair, Göteborg (Sweden) U., since 1983; vice president, Göteborg (Sweden) U., 1992-1995. Board directors Swedish Defense Military College, Volvo Medical Advisory Group.
Member European Society Neurochemistry (vice president 1984-1988, president 1988-1992).
Married Per-Olof Heiwall, 1975 (divorced 1979). Children: Anna Maria, Johan O.S. Married Bengt Engineer of Mines Zetterström, December 28, 1986 (deceased June 1988).