Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1990.
Intern Löwenströms Hospital, Stockholm, 1990-1992. Resident University Hospital, Uppsala, 1993-1997, consultant neurologist, 1998, Huddinge University Hospital, since 1999. Associate professor neurology Uppsala University, 1995—2000.
Consultant Pharmacia & Upjohn Inc., Stockholm, since 1998. Director A. Carlsson Research AB, Sweden, since 1998.
Lieutenant Nordlands Cavalry Regiment, Sweden, 1980-1982. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Movement Disorder Society, Royal Society Medicine.
Married Kristina Birgitta Ekesbo, May 17, 1986. Children: Antonia, Carl Johan, Hugo, Marika.