Collaborators

Physical activity epidemiology:

Soren Brage, Physical Activity Epidemiology Group, MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, UK, http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/physical-activity/

Ulf Ekelund, Norwegian School of Sports Science, Norway, https://www.nih.no/en/

Paul Collings, University of Bradford, https://www.bradford.ac.uk/external/

Paediatric exercise science and health:

Alan Barker, Dimitris Vlachopoulos, Bert Bond, Craig Williams, Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre (CHERC), University of Exeter, UK,  http://sshs.exeter.ac.uk/research/groups/childrenshealth/

Genetics:

Tuomas Kilpeläinen, Torben Hansen, Theresia Schnurr, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Section of Metabolic Genetics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, http://metabol.ku.dk/

Mark McCarthy, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, UK, http://www.well.ox.ac.uk/home, Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium, https://egg-consortium.org/

Olli Raitakari, Katja Pahkala, University of Turku, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, The Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project for Children (STRIP) study, http://stripstudy.utu.fi, Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, http://youngfinnsstudy.utu.fi/index.html 

Liver metamolism:

Jussi Pihlajamäki, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland

Metabolomics and sex steroid analytics:

Kati Hanhineva, Seppo Auriola, University of Eastern Finland LC-MS Metabolomics Center, Biocenter Kuopio, University of Eastern Finland, http://www.uef.fi/fi/web/metabolomics-center

Raimo Voutilainen, Kuopio University Hospital, Paediatrics, https://www.uef.fi/en/web/kliinisenlaaketieteenyksikko/yhteystiedot12

Craig Wheelock, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, http://metabolomics.se/

Bioinformatics:

Sami Heikkinen, Bioinformatics Center, Biocenter Kuopio, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Eastern Finland, http://www.uef.fi/web/bioinformatics/

Leo-Pekka Lyytikäinen, University of Tampere, Department of Clinical Chemistry Fimlab Laboratories, Pirkanmaa Hospital District Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences, Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, http://youngfinnsstudy.utu.fi/tampere.html

Physics:

Mika Tarvainen, Department of Applied Physics, University of Eastern Finland, https://www.uef.fi/fi/web/bsamig/mika-tarvainen

Cognition and academic skills:

Anna-Maija Poikkeus, Paavo Leppänen, The First Steps Study, University of Jyväskylä, https://www.jyu.fi/edupsy/fi/laitokset/psykologia/tutkimus/alkuportaat/en

Miia Kivipelto, Department of Neurology, University of Eastern Finland http://www.uef.fi/en/web/neuro and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden https://ki.se/en/startpage

Mikko Hiltunen, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Eastern Finland, http://www.uef.fi/web/biomedicine/professorit

Brain imaging:

Sara Määttä, Laura Säisänen, Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, https://www.psshp.fi/hoitopalvelut/kuvantamiskeskus/neurofysiologia

Cardiovascular physiology:

Tiit Kööbi, Tampere University Hospital, Department of Clinical Physiology, http://www.pshp.fi/fi-FI/Palvelut/Kuvantamispalvelut/Kliininen_fysiologia

Nutrition:

Vanessa de Mello Laaksonen, Department of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland  

Hanna Lagström, University of Turku, Turku Institute for Child and Youth Research, www.utu.fi/cyri

Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir, University of Iceland, Iceland, http://rin.hi.is/unit-nutrition-research-unr-1

Sleep:

Henri Tuomilehto, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Oivauni Sleep Clinic,  https://www.coronaria.fi/toimipaikat/oivauni-kuopio/

Maria Luojus, School of Medicine, University of Eastern Finland

Health economics:

Virpi-Liisa Kuvaja-Köllner, Department of Social and Health Management, University of Eastern Finland 

Eila Kankaanpää, Hannu Valtonen, University of Eastern Finland, Department of Health Policy and Management, https://www.uef.fi/web/sosiaali-ja-terveysjohtaminen/laitos

Janne Martikainen,  Emma Aarnio, Soili Törmälehto, School of Pharmacy, University of Eastern Finland

 

Pediatric rheumatology:

Eija Piippo-Savolainen, Pekka Arikoski, Kati Räsänen, Liisa Kröger, Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Pediatric cardiology:

Hanna Ruotsalainen, Sanna Kettunen, https://www.psshp.fi/web/en/medical-care/heart-center/cardiology

Musculoskelatal research:

Anitta Mahonen, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Eastern Finland  

Heikki Kröger, Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Surgery, https://www.uef.fi/en/web/kliinisenlaaketieteenyksikko/yhteystiedot3

Mental wellbeing:

Soili Lehto, University of Helsinki and University of Eastern Finland  

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Dentistry:

Liisa Suominen, Institute of Dentistry, University of Eastern Finland  

Anu Vierola, Crossdental, Iisalmi, https://www.terveystalo.com/fi/Toimipaikat/Terveystalo-Iisalmi-hammaslaakaripalvelut/

Nursing science:

Helena Länsimies, Kuopio University Hospital

Anna-Maija Pietilä, Tarja Välimäki, Department of Nursing Science, University of Eastern Finland

Health promotion:

Jorma Räsänen