Research Group Principal Investigator

    Markus Perola, Research Professor, Docent in Quantitative Genetics, Ph.D, M.D.

    Tel. +358 40 861 2557
    E-mail: markus.perola [at] helsinki.fi

    National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
    P.O. Box 30 (Mannerheimintie 166)
    FI-00271 Helsinki
    Finland
    Tel. +358 2952 48727 
    E-mail: markus.perola [at] thl.fi

Diabetes and Obesity Research Program contact information

Postal Address
Research Programs Unit
Diabetes and Obesity
Research Program
P.O.Box 63, Haartmaninkatu 8
FI-00014 University of Helsinki
Finland

Visiting Address
Biomedicum 1
Haartmaninkatu 8
00290 Helsinki

Tel. +358 2941 911 (tel. exchange)
Fax + 358 2941 26382
Email name.lastname [at] helsinki.fi

Quantitative Genetics Group - Group members

Perola group 2015

Principal Investigator
Markus Perola, MD, PhD, docent in quantitative genetics, University of Helsinki and Research Professor at National Institute of Health and Welfare (THL). Visiting professor, Universtiy of Tartu.

Senior researchers
Joseph D. Terwilliger, PhD, Professor

Post-docs
Kati Kristiansson, PhD
Kirsi Auro, MD, PhD
Tero Hiekkalinna, PhD
Annika Wennerström, PhD
Mikko Kuokkanen, PhD

Visiting Researchers
Natalia Pervjakova, M.Sci

Graduate students
Marja-Liisa Nuotio, M.Sci, B.Med
Perttu Salo, M.Sci
Anni Joensuu, M.Sci
Hannele Mattsson M.Sci

Undergraduate students
Iiro Hämäläinen, B.Sci (genetics)
Valtter Virtanen, B. Med
Marjo Niironen, B. Med

Collaborations

Kenneth Weiss, Penn State, USA
Erich Wichmann, Helmholtz Munich, Germany
Paul Brennan, IARC, Lyon, France
Jan-Eric Litton, BBMRI, Graz, Austria
Gert-Jan vanOmmen, Leiden U, The Netherlands
Andres Metspalu, U Tartu, Estonia
Samuli Ripatti, FIMM, Helsinki
Aarno Palotie, FIMM, Helsinki
Veikko Salomaa, THL, Helsinki
Olli Raitakari, U Turku
Pekka Karhunen, U Tampere
Johannes Kettunen, U Oulu, Oulu
Mika Ala-Korpela, U Oulu, Oulu
Juha Sinisalo, U Helsinki
Juha Hulmi, U Jyväskylä
Jaakko Kaprio, FIMM, Helsinki
Ronald Stolk, U Groeningen, The Netherlands