Magnus received his B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Stockholm, Sweden and his Ph.D. in Medical Physics from UCLA. He did his research work in Dr. Edward J Hoffman’s lab and was focused around the studies of high-resolution detectors for PET He did a post doc at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and joined the faculty at UCLA in 1989. In the early 1990’s he developed Whole Body PET imaging together with Drs. Hoffman and Phelps. His current research interests are in developing methods for image quantification in clinical and preclinical PET, imaging system characterization, and instrumentation for gamma and beta detection.
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