Medical degree, Karolinska Institute, 1975. Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, 1980.
Research assistant National Science Research Council, Stockholm, 1980-1985. Research fellow Swedish Medical Research Council, 1985-1997. Associate professor Karolinska Institute, 1996-1997.
Professor Stockholm University, since 1996. Scientific secretary Swedish Cancer Fund, Stockholm, since 1993. Consultant to Astra Draco, Lund, Sweden, 1996-1997.
Member biology committee Swedish National Science Research Council, 1997-1999.
Member Ribonucleic acid Society, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (biology committee 1997).
Life partner Gunilla Antvik. Children: Magnus, Anna, Bjorn.