Research group

Kirsi Laitinen kirsi.laitinen@utu.fiAssociate Professor (Human Nutrition), Principal Investigator
University of Turku, Institute of Biomedicine
Ella Koivuniemi elmkoi@utu.fiM.Sc., PhD candidate
University of Turku, Institute of Biomedicine, Physiology
Noora Houttu nhmhou@utu.fiM.Sc., PhD candidate
University of Turku, Institute of Biomedicine, Medical microbiology and immunology

Lotta Pajunen loevpa@utu.fiM.Sc., PhD candidate,
University of Turku, Institute of Biomedicine, Nutrition, Food and Health
Mrunalini Lotankar mrunalini.m.lotankar@utu.fiM.Sc., PhD candidate,
University of Turku, Institute of Biomedicine,
Nutrition, Food and Health
Ella Muhli elromu@utu.fiMedical student, doctoral candidate
University of Turku, Department of Clinical Medicine

Jenni Soukka jessou@utu.fiMedical student, doctoral candidate
University of Turku, Institute of Biomedicine
Miisa Komulainen mlkomu@utu.fiMedical student, doctoral candidate
TYKS, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
University of Turku, Department of Clinical Medicine

Tyti Hämeenaho tehame@utu.fiThesis worker, research assistant
University of Turku, Institute of Biomedicine
Mira Minkkinen mmmink@utu.fiThesis worker, research assistant
University of Turku, Institute of Biomedicine

Outi Pellonperä PhD, MD, specialist in obstetrics and gynecology
TYKS, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Kristiina Tertti PhD, MD, specialist in obstetrics and gynecology, perinatologist
TYKS, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, principal medical doctor of the study
Sirkku Setänen PhD, MD, postdoctoral researcher,
specialising physician (pediatric neurology)
TYKS, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine;
University of Turku, Department of Clinical Medicine

Harri Niinikoski MD, specialist in paediatrics, paediatric endocrinologist
Professor (Nutrition in Medicine)
TYKS, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
University of Turku, Institute of Biomedicine
Ulla Ekblad MD, adjunct professor (Emerita)
Tapani Rönnemaa MD, professor (Emeritus)

Kati Mokkala Senior Researcher
University of Turku, Institute of Biomedicine
Päivi Isaksson M.Sc. study coordinator (2013-2019)
Henna Röytiö PhD, post-doctoral researcher (2012-2016)

Students and trainees
(current and alumnus)

Biomedicine students: Tyti Hämeenaho, Mira Minkkinen, Elina Suominen, Laura Rinta-Kanto, Kaisa Koskenniemi, Heidi Pirhonen and Salla Puumalainen

Dentistry student: Johanna Gustafsson

Medicine students: Teemu Halonen, Eveliina Kasula, Rebekka Laitinen, Tuomo Mäkinen, Viivi Koivisto, Irene Mäkelä, Ella Muhli, Milla-Maria Johansson, Lilja Mattila, Erik Wistrand, Jenni Soukka, Marja Ojaniemi and Kristiina Jaakkola

Psychology students: Enni Korhonen, Pauliina Hulkkonen, Eveliina Äärelä, Iiris Luukkonen, Heidi Haataja and Laura Näsänen

Trainees: Veera Nurmi

Exchange students: Tugce Cansev, Kerstin Schorr and Alessia DiSipio