Anna-Elina Lehesjoki

Anna-Elina Lehesjoki

  • PL 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8)



1994 …2024

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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.