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Heli Viljakainen

principal investigator, group leader

20052019

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External positions

Researcher, Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics, Folkhälsan Research Centre

1 Mar 2017 → …

Fields of Science

  • 416 Food Science
  • 3141 Health care science

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

Publications

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Bone health in women with a history of gestational diabetes or obesity

Engberg, E., Koivusalo, S. B., Huvinen, E. & Viljakainen, H. T., 26 Dec 2019, In : Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Children’s Eating Attitudes Test (ChEAT): a validation study in Finnish children

Lommi, S., Viljakainen, H. T., Weiderpass, E. & de Oliveira Figueiredo, R. A., 22 May 2019, In : Eating and weight disorders.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Cohort Profile: The Finnish Health in Teens (Fin-HIT) study: a population-based study

Figueiredo, R. A. D. O., Simola-Ström, S., Rounge, T. B., Viljakainen, H., Eriksson, J. G., Roos, E. & Weiderpass, E., Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 48, 1, p. 23-+ 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Eating habits and weight status in Finnish adolescents

Viljakainen, J., Figueiredo, R. A. D. O., Viljakainen, H., Roos, E., Weiderpass, E. & Rounge, T. B., Oct 2019, In : Public Health Nutrition. 22, 14, p. 2617-2624 8 p., 1368980019001447.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Projects

PELI: Genetic determinants and clinical consequences of early-onset severe obesity

Viljakainen, H., Mäkitie, O., Pekkinen, M., Loid, P., Taina, M., Päivi, T. & Lindstrand, A.

01/09/201431/12/2018

Project: Research project

Activities

  • 4 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 3 Supervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis
  • 2 Post doctoral mentor
  • 1 Academic visit to other institution

Associations of sugary food consumption with weight status, dental health and saliva microbiota

Heli Viljakainen (Supervisor), Sohvi Lommi (Other role (describe in more detail in "Relation description, notes" field)), Kaija-Leena Kolho (Co-supervisor)
1 Jan 202031 Dec 2022

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Nutrition at Key Life Stages: new findings, new approaches

Heli Viljakainen (Speaker: Presenter)
17 Jun 201519 Jun 2015

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

Kuopio Bone Symposium 2015

Heli Viljakainen (Chair of organizing committee)
11 Jun 201512 Jun 2015

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

Clinical, biochemical and genetic characteristics of severe early-onset childhood obesity

Heli Viljakainen (Supervisor)
15 Aug 20151 Aug 2019

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Maternal diet and infant early development, special focus on body composition.

Heli Viljakainen (Supervisor)
1 Mar 201420 Dec 2019

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

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