Magnus joined AstraZeneca 2003 and is currently Associate Director heading the Separation Science Laboratory (SSL) in Medicinal Chemistry within the RIA iMed. He previously led compound analysis and purification teams within CVMD Medicinal Chemistry.
Magnus received his PhD 1998 from Umeå University, Sweden and joined the European Commission Joint Research Centre, IRMM, Geel, Belgium as a post doctoral fellow for two years. As assistant professor he established a research group in the Department of Environmental Chemistry, Umeå University between 2000 and 2003. Magnus is the author or co-author of over 20 peer reviewed articles.