Magnus Bäcklund

Magnus Bäcklund

Affiliated to Research
Visiting address: Nobels väg 12a, 17165 Solna
Postal address: C8 Medicinsk epidemiologi och biostatistik, C8 MEB Czene, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Medical doctor, Oncology specialist, PhD in Experimental Pathology on Brain
    tumors. Clinical Trial Physician. Executive MBA. Entrepreneur. Senior
    consultant in Oncology.
    Pedagogic prize, Dpt of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, 2002.
    1987-1993: Medical education, Karolinska Institutet
    1995: Licensed clinical doctor (Lindesbergs lasarett/Karolinska Institutet)
    2002: Specialist in General Oncology (Radiumhemmet, Karolinska University
    1998-2005 (part time): PhD training, Febr 11th, 2005: Dissertation in
    Experimental Pathology of the thesis "The Epidemiology, Biology and Genetics
    of Human Astrocytic Tumours", Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska
    Institutet. Main supervisor Peter Collins, co-supervisor Dan Grandér.
    2009-2010 (part time): Executive MBA (EMBA) at Stockholm School of Economics
  • Handelshögskolan).
    2013-2014 (part time): Patient safety at Royal Institute of Technology and Karolinska


  • Breast cancer prevention. Primary brain tumors, Brain metastases, Skin cancer
    prevention, Epidemiology, Health Economics, Lead times in cancer diagnostics,
    Clinical Trials.


  • Starting 1998 with group seminars/case based teaching of Medical students on
    the Oncology course, semester 11 at Karolinska Institutet. 2001-2006
    independent teaching and teaching administration on 30-50%
    of a full-time, being Head of Oncology teaching (mainly teaching Medical, Biomedicine and PhD
    students. Also lecturing about cancer on the Nursing programme as well as on
    post-graduate educations for nurses, Health science students, Pharma
    Industry, Radiophysics students at KI/Stockholm University, etc. Since 2016
    teaching US students for DIS (Third-year students, potentially from 200 different
    American universities). In total >
  • 1, 500 contact hours.
    Mentor for Medical students and supervisor of exam work for Medical students and ST projects.


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  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-2024

Degrees and Education

  • Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, 2005
  • University Medical Degree, Karolinska Institutet, 1993


  • Mattias Hammarström, Investigating the outcome of low and standard dose tamoxifen in healthy women

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