Collaboration

Collaborators

Physical activity and exercise physiology:

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 Sciences, Oslo, Norway, https://www.nih.no/en/

Paul Collings, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford, UK, https://www.bradfordresearch.nhs.uk/

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

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

Juha Hulmi, Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä

Urho Kujala, Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä

Raimo Joro, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Eastern Finland

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/

Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium, https://egg-consortium.org/

Olli Raitakari, 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

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

Terho Lehtimäki, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Fimlab Laboratories, and Finnish Cardiovascular Research Center – Tampere, Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, Tampere University, https://research.tuni.fi/clinical-chemistry/about-us/

Emma Raitoharju, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Fimlab Laboratories, and Finnish Cardiovascular Research Center – Tampere Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, Tampere University

Liver metabolism:

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

Microbiomics:

Heli Viljakainen, Folkhälsan Research Center, Finland, https://www.folkhalsan.fi/

Bioinformatics:

Teemu Kuulasmaa, 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:

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

Nutrition:

Marjukka Kolehmainen, Vanessa de Mello Laaksonen, Leila Karhunen, 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/

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, 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:

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

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:

Tommi Tolmunen, Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Eastern Finland

Soili Lehto, University of Helsinki and University of Eastern Finland

Dentistry:

Liisa Suominen, Institute of Dentistry, University of Eastern Finland

Jukka Leinonen, Department of Clinical Dentistry, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø

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

Research Ethics:

Arja Halkoaho, Docent, Principal Lecturer, PhD, MSc, University of Eastern Finland and Tampere University of Applied Sciences

Helena Länsimies, PhD, MSc, Project Leader, City of Kuopio

Health promotion:

Tanja Tilles-Tirkkonen, City of Kuopio, https://www.kuopio.fi/tr/hyvinvointi

Jorma Räsänen