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Maija Castrén, Senior Researcher

  • PL 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8), C101b

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

  • PL 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8)

    00014

    Finland

1987 …2020

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Personal profile

External positions

Visiting Scholar, School of Medicine, University of California, Riverside

1 Oct 201930 Apr 2020

Fields of Science

  • 3112 Neurosciences
  • neural stem cells
  • glutamate receptors
  • Neurotrophic factors
  • Development
  • clinical medicine
  • 1184 Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

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

Publications

Elevated de novo protein synthesis in FMRP-deficient human neurons and its correction by metformin treatment

Utami, K. H., Yusof, N. A. B. M., Kwa, J. E., Peteri, U-K., Castrén, M. L. & Pouladi, M. A., 27 May 2020, In : Molecular Autism. 11, 1, 11 p., 41.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Integrative analysis identifies key molecular signatures underlying neurodevelopmental deficits in fragile X syndrome

Utami, K. H., Skotte, N. H., Colaco, A. R., Yusof, N. A. B. M., Sim, B., Yeo, X. Y., Bae, H-G., Garcia-Miralles, M., Radulescu, C. I., Chen, Q., Chaldaiopoulou, G., Liany, H., Nama, S., Peteri, U-K. A., Sampath, P., Castrén, M., Jung, S., Mann, M. & Pouladi, M., 15 Sep 2020, In : Biological Psychiatry. 88, 6, p. 500-511 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Urine microRNA Profiling Displays miR-125a Dysregulation in Children with Fragile X Syndrome

Putkonen, N., Laiho, A., Ethell, D., Pursiheimo, J., Anttonen, A-K., Pitkonen, J., Gentile, A. M., de Diego-Otero, Y. & Castren, M. L., Feb 2020, In : Cells. 9, 2, 14 p., 289.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Astrocytes in Neuropathologies Affecting the Frontal Cortex

Peteri, U-K., Niukkanen, M. & Castren, M. L., 12 Feb 2019, In : Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 13, 9 p., 44.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Autismikirjo: Tausta, diagnostiikka ja tutkimus

Translated title of the contribution: Autism. Background, Diagnostics and ResearchTimonen, T., Castren, M. & Ärölä-Dithapo, M., 2019, Jyväskylä: PS-kustannus. 381 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

Projects

Prizes

Fogarty fellowship

Maija Castren (Recipient) & Castrén, Maija (Recipient), 1986

Prize: Prizes and awards

Max-Planck Scholarship

Maija Castren (Recipient) & Castrén, Maija (Recipient), 1990

Prize: Prizes and awards

The Grand Award of Arvo and Lea Ylppö Foundation

Maija Castren (Recipient) & Castrén, Maija (Recipient), 1999

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities

University of Catania, Department of Biomedicine and Biotechnology

Maija Castrén (Visiting researcher)

25 May 201928 May 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

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A System Biology Approach for Identification and Stepwise Validation of Pharmacotherapy Candidates for Traumatic Brain Injury

Maija Castrén (Pre-examiner)

2 Nov 20193 Dec 2019

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

6. Euroopan Rett konferenssi

Maija Castrén (Attendee)

2019

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

Israel Science Foundation

Maija Castrén (Participant)

2019

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Higher Education, Research and Innovation” Workshop (ERI-W)

Maija Castrén (Chair of organizing committee), & Barbara Bardoni (Member of organizing committee)

15 Aug 201916 Aug 2019

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