Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, 1995.
Resident department ophthalmology Karolinska Hospital, 1986-1991. Fellow in ophthalmic pathology Institute of Optholmology, London, 1991. Staff member St. Eriks Eye Hospital, Stockholm, 1991-1995, director ophthalmic pathology and oncology service, since 1995.
Associate professor, chairman retina department Karolinska Institute, 1997—2004, professor ophthalmology, since 2004.
Member Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology, European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer, European Ophthalmic Pathology Society, European Association Vision and Eye Research, International Society for Orbital Disorders, International Society of Ophthalmic Pathology, American Academy Ophthalmology.
Married Marie Karin Pers, September 2, 1989. Children: Louise Karin Viktoria, Caroline Karin Elisabet.