Developmental Psychology Research Group

  • Haartmaninkatu 3, Medicum, 2nd Floor

    00290 Helsinki

    Finland

Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Developmental Psychology Research Group at the University of Helsinki focuses on many aspects of human development throughout the life span, ranging from fetal programming and maternal health and well-being during pregnancy, to mental health, neurodevelopment, cardiovascular disease, sleep and aging. 

Fields of Science

  • 515 Psychology

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Profiles

No photo of Polina Girchenko

Polina Girchenko

Person: Visiting scholar, U2 Teaching and research staff

20162020
Photo of Kati Heinonen

Kati Heinonen

Person: U3 Research and teaching staff, Teaching and research personnel

20022020
Photo of Marius Lahti
20102020
Photo of Riikka Pyhälä

Riikka Pyhälä

Person: Teaching and research personnel

20032018

Projects

Publications

Associations of antenatal glucocorticoid exposure with mental health in children

Wolford, E., Lahti-Pulkkinen, M., Girchenko, P., Lipsanen, J., Tuovinen, S., Lahti, J., Heinonen, K., Hämäläinen, E., Kajantie, E., Pesonen, A-K., Villa, P. M., Laivuori, H., Reynolds, R. M. & Räikkönen, K., Jan 2020, In : Psychological Medicine. 50, 2, p. 247-257 11 p., 0033291718004129.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Common Core Assessments in follow-up studies of adults born preterm-Recommendation of the Adults Born Preterm International Collaboration

APIC Adults Born, Kajantie, E., Johnson, S., Heinonen, K., Hovi, P. & Doyle, L. W., 29 Sep 2020, In : Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print). 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Cord blood DNA methylation reflects cord blood C-reactive protein levels but not maternal levels: a longitudinal study and meta-analysis

Yeung, E. H., Guan, W., Zeng, X., Salas, L. A., Mumford, S. L., de Prado Bert, P., van Meel, E. R., Malmberg, A., Sunyer, J., Duijts, L., Felix, J. F., Czamara, D., Hämäläinen, E., Binder, E. B., Räikkönen, K., Lahti, J., London, S. J., Silver, R. M. & Schisterman, E. F., 30 Apr 2020, In : Clinical epigenetics. 12, 1, 10 p., 60.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Epigenome-wide meta-analysis of blood DNA methylation in newborns and children identifies numerous loci related to gestational age

Merid, S. K., Novoloaca, A., Sharp, G. C., Kupers, L. K., Kho, A. T., Roy, R., Gao, L., Annesi-Maesano, I., Jain, P., Plusquin, M., Kogevinas, M., Allard, C., Vehmeijer, F. O., Kazmi, N., Salas, L. A., Rezwan, F. I., Zhang, H., Sebert, S., Czamara, D., Rifas-Shiman, S. L. & 73 others, Melton, P. E., Lawlor, D. A., Pershagen, G., Breton, C. V., Huen, K., Baiz, N., Gagliardi, L., Nawrot, T. S., Corpeleijn, E., Perron, P., Duijts, L., Nohr, E. A., Bustamante, M., Ewart, S. L., Karmaus, W., Zhao, S., Page, C. M., Herceg, Z., Jarvelin, M-R., Lahti, J., Baccarelli, A. A., Anderson, D., Kachroo, P., Relton, C. L., Bergstrom, A., Eskenazi, B., Soomro, M. H., Vineis, P., Snieder, H., Bouchard, L., Jaddoe, V. W., Sorensen, T. I. A., Vrijheid, M., Arshad, S. H., Holloway, J. W., Haberg, S. E., Magnus, P., Dwyer, T., Binder, E. B., DeMeo, D. L., Vonk, J. M., Newnham, J., Tantisira, K. G., Kull, I., Wiemels, J. L., Heude, B., Sunyer, J., Nystad, W., Munthe-Kaas, M. C., Raikkonen, K., Oken, E., Huang, R-C., Weiss, S. T., Anto, J. M., Bousquet, J., Kumar, A., Soderhall, C., Almqvist, C., Cardenas, A., Gruzieva, O., Xu, C-J., Reese, S. E., Kere, J., Brodin, P., Solomon, O., Wielscher, M., Holland, N., Ghantous, A., Hivert, M-F., Felix, J. F., Koppelman, G. H., London, S. J. & Melen, E., 2 Mar 2020, In : Genome medicine. 12, 1, 17 p., 25.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Lifestyle and glycemic health 5 years postpartum in obese and non-obese high diabetes risk women

Huvinen, E., Engberg, E., Meinilä, J., Tammelin, T., Kulmala, J., Heinonen, K., Bergman, P., Stach-Lempinen, B. & Koivusalo, S., 25 Jul 2020, In : Acta Diabetologica. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Activities

Erasmus Medical Center

Sara Sammallahti (Visiting researcher)

1 Oct 201812 Oct 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Co-supervisor of PHD Thesis By Elina Wolford

Marius Lahti-Pulkkinen (Supervisor)

12 Dec 2018

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

QIMR Berghofer Med Res Inst, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Dept Genet

Jari Marko Lahti (Visiting researcher)

28 Feb 201830 Jun 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

University of Edinburgh, BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science

Marius Lahti (Visiting researcher)

4 Feb 20189 Feb 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution