Awards and honors

- Using a scholarship at Sigtunaskolan semi-private high school,  which has the highest academic rank in Sweden. (1988-1985)
- Selected as the best natural science student  at Sigtunaskolan High School in Sweden (1988-1985)

- The spine and spinal cord award of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (2009)  with the topic '?Hyaluronic Acid as a Scaffold for Spinal Cord Regeneration'

- Beverly Walter research award for exemplary research in 2011

- Richard Moravetz Research Award in 2012