Candidate medical, Lund (Sweden) University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Medicine, Lund (Sweden) University, 1973.
Amanuens department histology, Lund U., 1965-1971; research assistant, Lund U., 1971-1977; assistant professor, Lund U., 1979-1985; associate professor, Lund U., 1986-1996; professor, Lund U., since 1996; department chairman medical cell research, Lund U., 1987-1996; consultant department surgery, Lund U., 1980-1983; section head department physiology and neuroscience, Lund U., since 1996. Editorial board Journal Biological Signals, Journal Cell Vision.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Society for Neurosci., Swedish Endocrine Society, Swedish Royal Physiographic Society, International Neuropeptide Society, European Neuropeptide Club.
Married Kristina Larsson, August 6, 1971. Children: Martin, Linda, Emil, Frida.