Doctor of Medicine, Helsinki University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Umea University, 1972.
Associate professor neurosurgery Umea (Sweden) University, since 1982. Head department neurosurgery Umea University Hospital, 1984-1986. Co-chairman ILAE Commission Neurosurgery of Epilepsy, 1987-1993, Commission Economic Aspects Epilepsy, since 1994.
Member World Health Organization Commission Dictionary of Epilepsy, since 1993. Invited lecturer in field.
Married Ulla-Britta Iris Liljestrand, June 29, 1959. Children: Bodil, Christopher.