Magnus Lundbäck

Affiliated to research

About me


Current positions

Physician, Heart Clinic, Danderyd University Hospital

Associate Professor of Cardiology Karolinska Institutet/Stockholm County Council 2019-present

Previous postions

Physician Emergency Clinic, Norrland University Hospital, Umeå 2006-2008

Physician Emergency Clinic, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna 2008-2011

Clinical lecturer (50%) Medicine Programme, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd Hospital (KIDS) 2012-2014,








Research description

Current research

Currently doing research in cardiovascular and pulmonary effects of alternative tobacco products. Also doing research in high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T levels and survival in patients with chest pain.

Main supervisor for Lukasz Antoniewicz (MD, PhD student at Karolinska Institutet since April 2014, specialist in Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Danderyd Hospital) Project; Effects of cigarette smoking and Swedish moist snuff on circulating microparticles, vascular function and thrombosis


Lucking AJ, Lundbäck M, Mills NL, Faratian D, Barath S, Pourazar J, Cassee FR, Donaldson K, Boon NA, Badimon JJ, Sandström T, Blomberg A, Newby DE Diesel exhaust inhalation increases thrombus formation in man Eur Heart J 29(24):3043-51 (2008)


Lundbäck M, Mills NL, Lucking AJ, Barath S, Donaldson K, Newby DE, Sandström T, Blomberg A Exposure to diesel exhaust increases arterial stiffness in man Part Fibre Toxicol 13; 6:7 (2009)


Langrish JP, Lundbäck M, Mills NL, Johnston NR, Webb DJ, Sandström T, Blomberg A and Newby DE Contribution of endothelin-1 to the vascular effects of diesel exhaust inhalation in humans Hypertension Oct; 54(4):910-5 (2009)


Langrish JP, Lundbäck M, Barath S, Söderberg S, Mills NL, Newby DE, Sandström T, Blomberg A Exposure to nitrogen dioxide is not associated with vascular dysfunction in man Inhal Toxicol     Feb;22(3):192-8 (2010)


Barath S, Mills NL, Lundbäck M, Törnqvist H, Lucking AJ, Langrish JP, Söderberg S, Boman C, Westerholm R, Löndahl J, Donaldson K, Mudway IS, Sandström T, Newby DE, Blomberg A. Impaired vascular function after exposure to diesel exhaust generated at urban transient running conditions. Part Fibre Toxicol. Jul 23;7:19. (2010)


Lundbäck M, Lucking AJ , Barath SL, Mills NL, Sidhu MK, Pourazar J, Badimon JJ, Donaldson K, Boon NA, Sandstrom T, Newby DE, Blomberg A Particle traps prevent adverse vascular and prothrombotic effects of diesel engine exhaust inhalation in men. Circulation.  Apr 26;123(16):1721-8. (2011)


Barath S, Langrish JP, Lundbäck M, Bosson JA, Goudie C, Newby DE, Sandström T, Mills NL, Blomberg A. Short-term exposure to ozone does not impair vascular function or affect heart rate variability in healthy young men. Toxicol Sci.  Oct;135(2):292-9. (2013)


Mobarrez F, Antoniewicz L, Bosson JA, Kuhl J, Pisetsky DS, Lundbäck M Effects of Smoking on Levels of Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Microparticles in the Blood of Healthy Volunteers. PLoS ONE 9(2). Epub Feb 28 (2014)


Langrish JP , Watts SJ, Hunter AJ, Shah AS, Bosson JA, Unosson J,  Barath S, Lundbäck M, Cassee F, Donaldson K, Sandström T, Blomberg A, Newby DE , Mills NL. Controlled Exposures to Air Pollutants and Risk of Cardiac Arrhythmia. Environ Health Perspect.Mar 25 (2014)


Lukasz Antoniewicz, Jenny A. Bosson, Jeanette Kuhl, Samy M. Abdel-Halim, Anna Kiessling, Fariborz Mobarrez and Magnus Lundbäck, Electronic cigarettes increase endothelial progenitor cells in the blood of healthy volunteers. Atherosclerosis Dec (2016)


Bandstein N, Ljung R, Lundbäck M, Johansson M, Holzmann MJ Trends in admissions for chest pain after the introduction of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T. Int J Cardiology Apr (2017) 


Lundbäck M, Danijela Gasevic, Eric Rullman, Toralph Ruge, Axel C. Carlsson, Martin J. Holzmann Sex-specific risk of emergency department revisits and early readmission following myocardial infarction Int J Cardiology (2017)