Anna-Elina Lehesjoki

Person

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education and training

1985 Licentiate of Medicine, University of Helsinki à Licentiate

1986 Licenced Physician

1989 Doctor of Medical Science, University of Helsinki

1997 Docent in Medical Molecular Genetics, University of Helsinki

 

Current positions

2003- Research Director and Professor, Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki

2004- Head, Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics

2006- Head, Folkhälsan Reserach Center

2013- Group Leader, Molecular Neurology Research Program, Research Programs Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki

 

Previous positions

1984-1986 Research Fellow (Medical Genetics), University of Helsinki

1989-1990 Research Associate (Medical Genetics), University of Helsinki

1990-1997 Career Scientis, Academy of Finland

1992 Visiting Research Associate, Departments of Psychiatry and Physiology, University of California, San Fransisico

1997-1998 Senior Fellow, Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki

1998-2003 Senior Fellow, Academy of Finland

1997-2003 Head, Department of Molecular Genetics, Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics

1999-2000 Visiting Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University College London

2000-2011 Group Leader, Center of Excellence in Disease Genetics

2001-2002 Professor and Chief Physician in Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki Central Hospital

2007-2012 Group leader, Molecular Medicine Research Program, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki

Latest publications

  1. Diagnostic implications of genetic copy number variation in epilepsy plus

    EuroEPINOMICS- RES Consortium, EpiCNV Consortium, Coppola, A., Cellini, E., Saarentaus, E., Palotie, A., Lehesjioki, A-E. & von Spiczak, S., Apr 2019, In : Epilepsia. 60, 4, p. 689-706 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Kufs or not Kufs: challenging diagnostics of a rare adult-onset neurodegenerative disease

    Tyynelä, J. & Lehesjoki, A-E., Jan 2019, In : Brain : a journal of neurology. 142, p. 2-5 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientific

  3. Genome-wide mega-analysis identifies 16 loci and highlights diverse biological mechanisms in the common epilepsies

    Int League Against Epilepsy Conso, Abou-Khalil, B., Eriksson, J. G., Lehesjoki, A-E. & Palotie, A., 10 Dec 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 15 p., 5269.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Supervision of Doctoral Thesis: Mikko Muona

    Anna-Elina Lehesjoki (Supervisor)
    2016

    Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

  2. Supervision of doctoral thesis: Otto Manninen

    Anna-Elina Lehesjoki (Supervisor)
    2015

    Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

  3. GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF EuroEPINOMICS

    Anna-Elina Lehesjoki (Chair of organizing committee)
    23 Apr 201425 Apr 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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