Magnus Bäck

Magnus Bäck

Professor/Senior Physician | Docent
Visiting address: BioClinicum, Plan 8,Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset Solna, 17176 Stockholm
Postal address: K2 Medicin, Solna, K2 Kardiov m Bäck M, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Magnus Bäck awarded his medical degree at KI in 1998 and since then has primarily been clinically active at Karolinska University Hospital. He defended his PhD at KI in 2001 and in 2003–2004 was a postdoc in Göran K Hansson’s group at CMM, the Center for Molecular Medicine.

    Between 2006 and 2008 Magnus Bäck worked as a visiting researcher and cardiologist at Hôpital Bichat in Paris, France. After returning to Sweden, he created a research group at CMM. He became a Specialist in Cardiology in 2009 and a Docent in 2010.

    On 1 December 2016, Magnus Bäck was appointed Professor of Cardiology at Karolinska Institutet.


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  • Professor/Senior Physician, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-
  • Visiting Researcher and Cardiologist, Hôpital Bichat-Claude-Bernard, 2006-2008

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2010
  • Doctor Of Philosophy, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2001
  • University Medical Degree, Karolinska Institutet, 1998

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