University of Gothenburg
Born: 25thOctober1949(St.Crispin&St.Crispinian). At 7 years, I was sent to St. Joseph’s College (school), North Point, Darjeeling, and from 15-17 years I attended Wallington Grammar School, Wallington, Surrey, UK. During this time I was part-time stable lad, Epsom, Surrey(PaulSmythe). With ‘O’-levels, I was offered a position at the Institute of Animal Physiology, Babraham, UK, and took my HND qualification at Cambridge Polytechnical College, Cambridge, UK (1971). Thereafter, I obtained an Honour’s degree (Psychology and Physiology) at Newcastle-upon-Tyne University (1974), and a PhD, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (1979). From 1978 (Aug) to 1988 (Dec), I was employed by Astra Läkemedel AB with the position of Head of CNS Drugs when I left to take up my appointment as Professor and Chair of Biological Psychology. I have the position of Guest or Visiting Professor at: University of Hawaii at Manoa(1994), Örebro University(1996-2006), Karlstad University (2000-2004), Kalmar University (2003-2013), Madrid University(1991-2009), Sapienza University,Rome(2013-) and received an Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award from St. Joseph’s College, North Point (2010); Honorary Doctorship,: Professorship and Membership Awards from the Polish Academy of Science Pharmacological Society (May, 2013); and the Sansone Award (April, 2014): School of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.
Brain disorders, stress and health, affective profiles and status, well-being and empowerment, neurotoxicity and neurodegeneration, physical exercise and health.