Doctor of Medicine, National Board Health, Stockholm, 1975. Doctor of Medicine, United States Education Council Foreign Medical Graduates, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, 1981.
Associate professor Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1982—2001. Staff member Radiumhemmet, Karolinska University Hospital, since 1982, head laboratory oncology, 1984—1987. Head unit experimental radiation oncology Cancer Centrum Karolinska, since 1995.
Coordinator emergency preparedness nuclear accidents Swedish Radiation Protection Institute, since 1995, medical advisor, since 1995. Professor Karolinska Institute, since 2001. Founder, head research group Oncopeptides AB, Stockholm, since 2000.
Member of Swedish Cancer Society (member of research application evaluation committee 1999), Gustaf Vith Foundation 1996, Stockholm Cancer Committee 1996.
Married Lena Kanter, March 3, 1955. Children: Danielle, Jonathan.