Dr. Niina Pitkänen

Dr. Niina Pitkänen

Dr. Pitkänen works as a postdoctoral researcher in Professor Hilkka Soininen’s group in the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Neurology at the University of Eastern Finland.


Postdoctoral researcher, The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, 2011-2013

PhD (Clinical nutrition), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of University of Eastern Finland, 2011

MSc (Genetics), Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Turku, 1999

Research interest

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Genetic and lifestyle factors underlying complex diseases and related quantitative traits
Role: Researcher

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    University of Eastern Finland, Institute of Clinical Medicine / Neurology
    P.O.Box 1627 (Yliopistonranta 1C)
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    +358 40 355 3215