Personnel

Principal investigators and affiliated group leaders

Katri Kaukinen
Professor of internal medicine
Director of CeliRes
katri.kaukinen(at)tuni.fi
+358 50 5686092
ARVO B224
Katri Lindfors
Associate professor (tenure track)
Immunobiologist
katri.lindfors(at)tuni.fi
+358 50 3186306
ARVO D332
Teea Salmi
MD, PhD, professor of dermatology, clinical lecturer
teea.salmi(at)tuni.fi
+358 50 318 6275
ARVO C224
Kalle Kurppa
MD, PhD, professor (health in young and adolescents)
kalle.kurppa(at)tuni.fi
+358 50 437 2652
ARVO D521
Markku Mäki
Professor emeritus
markku.maki(at)tuni.fi
Pekka Collin
Professor (h.c)
pekka.collin(at)tuni.fi
Timo Reunala
Professor emeritus
timo.reunala(at)tuni.fi
Kati Juuti-Uusitalo
PhD, Docent, University Lecturer
kati.juuti-uusitalo(at)tuni.fi
+358 40 190 4292
Keijo Viiri
PhD, Docent, Academy research fellow
Keijo.viiri(at)tuni.fi
+358 50 318 6254
ARVO D523
Päivi Saavalainen (affiliated)
PhD, docent, University researcher,
Geneticist
paivi.saavalainen(at)helsinki.fi
+358 2942 1911 (tel. exchange)
Immunobiology Research Program, University of Helsinki

Service laboratory and other staff

Heidi Kontro
PhD, Research coordinator, post doc
heidi.kontro(at)tuni.fi
+358 50 318 6313
ARVO D332
Soili Peltomäki
Laboratory technician
soili.peltomaki(at)tuni.fi
+358 50 318 6279
Nina Koivisto
Laboratory technician
nina.koivisto(at)tuni.fi
+358 40 1901509
Jorma Kulmala
Laboratory technician
jorma.kulmala(at)tuni.fi
+358 50 318 6319
Atte Kukkurainen
Study nurse
atte.kukkurainen(at)tuni.fi
+358 50 509 9221
Hanne Ahola (affiliated)
Biomedical laboratory scientist
Immunobiology Research Program, University of Helsinki

Posdoctoral research fellows

Laura Kivelä
MD, PhD, Docent, Resident in pediatrics
laura.kivela(at)tuni.fi
Juha Taavela
MD, PhD, Resident in internal medicine
juha.taavela(at)tuni.fi
Pilvi Laurikka
MD, PhD, Resident in Internal medicine
pilvi.laurikka(at)tuni.fi
Camilla Pasternack
MD, PhD, Resident in dermatology
camilla pasternack(at)tuni.fi

Marleena Repo

MD, PhD, Resident in pediatrics
Tuire Ilus
MD, PhD, Gastroenterologist
tuire.ilus(at)pshp.fi
Anitta Ruuskanen
MD, PhD, Neurologist
anitta.ruuskanen(at)ksshp.fi
Kaisa Hervonen
MD, PhD, Dermatologist
kaisa.hervonen(at)tuni.fi
+358 50 318 6275
Outi Laine
MD, PhD, Hematologist
outi.laine(at)tuni.fi
Outi Koskinen
MD, PhD, General practitioner

PhD students

Laura Airaksinen
MSc, Biochemist
laura.airaksinen(at)tuni.fi
Rakel Nurmi
MD, Resident in Internal medicine
Jussi Pohjonen
MD, Specialist in Internal medicine
Inka Koskinen
MD, Gastroenterologist
Juliana Cerqueira
MSc, Nutrigenomist
Saana Paavola
MD, Physician
Dawit Yohannes (affiliated)
MSc, Bioinformatician
Anna Eurén
MD, physician
Samuli Nurminen
MD, physician
Liisa Viitasalo
MD, clinical geneticist
Anna Alakoski
MD, Dermatologist
Sanna Arnala
MSc in Health Science (nutrition) Lisenced dietian
Linnea Äärelä
MD, physician
Johannes Virta
Medical Student
Helka Kaunisto
MSc, immunologist

Elli Turjanmaa

MD, resident in dermatologyEneli Katunin
MD, specialist in internal medicine, resident in gastroenterologyHenri Vittaniemi
MD, pediatricianSofia Kröger
Medical student

Sara Koskimaa
Medical student

Riku Tauschi
Medical student

Valeriia Dotsenko
MSc, biochemist

Mikko Oittinen
MSc, biochemist

Laura Martin Diaz
MSc, biochemist

Pregraduate students

Satu Vuolle

Sara Sorvisto

Amanda Laamanen

Antti Sotka

Iida Ahonen

Jani Manninen

Laura Kallio

Miia Kuisma

Students in biotechnology and other fields

Fatima Siddique

Magdalena Hyttinen

Pauliina Kukkoaho

Sampo Lehtonen