Master of Science, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1978. Doctor of Science, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Helsinki (Finland) University, 1990.
Docent Biochemistry, Helsinki (Finland) University, 1992.
Scientist Pomeranian Medical Academy, Szczecin, Poland, 1980-1986. Fellow Helsinki University, 1983-1985, scientist, 1986-1990, Georgetown University, Washington, 1990-1991. Senior scientist Finnish Center for Radiation and Nuclear Safety, Helsinki, 1992-2000.
Research professor Harvard University, Boston, since 2000. Visiting assistant professor Harvard University, Boston, 1997-2000.
Married Kirsti Irmeli Vuorisalo, January 4, 1986. Children: Ismo Darius, Ilona Aleksandra.