Photo of Anna-Elina Lehesjoki

Anna-Elina Lehesjoki

  • PL 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8)

    00014

    Finland

1994 …2020

Research output per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

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

External positions

Research Director, Folkhälsanin tutkimuskeskus

Fields of Science

  • 3112 Neurosciences
  • 3111 Biomedicine

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

Publications

A patient with pontocerebellar hypoplasia type 6: Novel RARS2 mutations, comparison to previously published patients and clinical distinction from PEHO syndrome

Nevanlinna, V., Konovalova, S., Ceulemans, B., Muona, M., Laari, A., Hilander, T., Gorski, K., Valanne, L., Anttonen, A-K., Tyynismaa, H., Carolina, C. & Anna-Elina, L., Mar 2020, In : European Journal of Medical Genetics. 63, 3, 7 p., 103766.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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

Open Access
File

Genetic heterogeneity in infantile spasms

EuroEPINOMICS-RES NLES Working Grp, Muir, A. M., Myers, C. T., Nguyen, N. T., Lehesjoki, A-E. & Mefford, H. C., Oct 2019, In : Epilepsy Research. 156, 5 p., 106181.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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

The spectrum of intermediate SCN8A-related epilepsy

Johannesen, K. M., Gardena, E., Encinas, A. C., Lehesjoki, A-E., Linnankivi, T., Petersen, M. B., Lund, I. C. B., Blichfeldt, S., Miranda, M. J., Pal, D. K., Lascelles, K., Procopis, P., Orsini, A., Bonuccelli, A., Giacomini, T., Helbig, I., Fenger, C. D., Sisodiya, S. M., Hernandez-Hernandez, L., Krithika, S. & 25 others, Rumple, M., Masnada, S., Valente, M., Cereda, C., Giordano, L., Accorsi, P., Burki, S., Mancardi, M., Korff, C., Guerrini, R., von Spiczak, S., Hoffman-Zacharska, D., Mazurczak, T., Coppola, A., Buono, S., Vecchi, M., Hammer, M. F., Varesio, C., Veggiotti, P., Lal, D., Bruenger, T., Zara, F., Striano, P., Rohholi, G. & Moller, R. S., May 2019, In : Epilepsia. 60, 5, p. 830-844 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Projects

Activities

Supervision of Doctoral Thesis: Mikko Muona

Anna-Elina Lehesjoki (Supervisor)
2016

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Supervision of doctoral thesis: Otto Manninen

Anna-Elina Lehesjoki (Supervisor)
2015

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

University of Oulu (External organisation)

Anna-Elina Lehesjoki (Expert)
2014

Activity: Membership typesAssessment of candidates for academic posts

Publication Forum (External organisation)

Anna-Elina Lehesjoki (Expert member)
1 Jan 20142018

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

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