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Personal Information

Name     Catalina Vasilescu

E-mail     catalina.vasilescu@helsinki.fi

Nationality     Romanian

Date and place of birth     8 February 1981, Craiova, Romania

 

Current Affiliation

Department     Research Program for Molecular Neurology

                         Biomedicum Helsinki, University of Helsinki

Research Group     Prof. Anu Suomalainen-Wartiovaara

Position     PhD student, Doctoral Program in Biomedicine DPBM

 

Project

The genetics of childhood-onset disorders with special focus on mitochondrial disorders.

 

Keywords

  • 3112 Neurosciences
  • Mitochondrial disease
  • Leukoencephalopathy
  • 3111 Biomedicine
  • Cardiomyopathy

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

Publications 2015 2018

Genetic Basis of Severe Childhood-Onset Cardiomyopathies

Vasilescu, C., Ojala, T. H., Brilhante, V., Ojanen, S., Hinterding, H. M., Palin, E., Alastalo, T-P., Koskenvuo, J., Hiippala, A., Jokinen, E., Jahnukainen, T., Lohi, J., Pihkala, J., Tyni, T. A., Carroll, C. J. & Suomalainen, A., 6 Nov 2018, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 72, 19, p. 2324-2338 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Absence of Hikeshi, a nuclear transporter for heat-shock protein HSP70, causes infantile hypomyelinating leukoencephalopathy

Vasilescu, C., Isohanni, P., Palomäki, M., Pihko, H., Suomalainen, A. & Carroll, C. J., Feb 2017, In : European Journal of Human Genetics. 25, 3, p. 366-370 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

The Rare Costello Variant HRAS c.173C > T (p.T58I) with Severe Neonatal Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Hiippala, A., Vasilescu, C., Tallila, J., Alastalo, T-P., Paetau, A., Tyni, T., Suomalainen, A., Euro, L. & Ojala, T., Jun 2016, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A. 170, 6, p. 1433-1438 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance findings in patients with PRKAG2 gene mutations

Pöyhönen, P., Hiippala, A., Ollila, L., Kaasalainen, T., Hänninen, H., Helio, T., Tallila, J., Vasilescu, C., Kivistö, S. M., Ojala, T. & Holmstrom, M., 24 Oct 2015, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. 17, 12 p., 89.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Activities 2014 2015

  • 7 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

EMBO Practical Course: Current Methods in Cell Biology

Catalina Vasilescu (Attendee)
14 Sep 201522 Sep 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Summer School 2015 on Mitochondrial RNA Biology

Catalina Vasilescu (Attendee)
2 Jun 201510 Jun 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Cardiac Biology - From Development to Regenerative Medicine

Catalina Vasilescu (Poster Presentation)
7 Jun 201510 Jun 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting

Catalina Vasilescu (Poster Presentation)
6 Oct 201510 Oct 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

European Society for Human Genetics Conference

Catalina Vasilescu (Poster Presentation)
31 May 20143 Jun 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars