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Maija Castrén, Academy Clinical Researcher

  • PL 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8)

    00014

    Finland

  • PL 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8), C101b

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

1987 …2019
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Personal profile

External positions

Medical Director, Autismisäätiö

Jun 2014Dec 2018

Fields of Science

  • 312 Clinical medicine
  • Child neurology
  • Genetics
  • Translational Biomedicine
  • Developmental Biology, Molecular Genetics, Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo), Stem Cell Biology, Herpetology
  • autismi
  • 3112 Neurosciences
  • neural stem cells
  • glutamate receptors
  • Neurotrophic factors
  • Development

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

Publications 1987 2019

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
File

Autismikirjo. Tausta, diagnostiikka ja tutkimus

Translated title of the contribution: Autism. Background, Diagnostics and ResearchTimonen, T., Castren, M. L. & Ärölä-Dithapo, M., 2019

Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

Beneficial Effects of GLP-1 Agonist in a Male With Compulsive Food-Related Behavior Associated With Autism

Jarvinen, A., Laine, M. K., Tikkanen, R. & Castren, M. L., 1 Mar 2019, In : Frontiers in psychiatry. 10, 5 p., 97.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Dysregulated Ca2+-Permeable AMPA Receptor Signaling in Neural Progenitors Modeling Fragile X Syndrome

Danesi, C. E., Keinänen, K. P. & Castren, M. L., 8 Feb 2019, In : Frontiers in Synaptic Neuroscience. 11, 8 p., 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Modeling FXS with mouse neural progenitors

Peteri, U-K. A. & Castren, M. L., 2019, Fragile-X Syndrome: Methods and Protocols. Ben-Yosef, D. & Mayshar, Y. (eds.). Springer, (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 1942).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Projects 2018 2018

Prizes

EVO grant for encouragement of scientific studies

Maija Castrén (Recipient), 1999

Prize: Prizes and awards

Fogarty fellowship

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

Prize: Prizes and awards

Max-Planck Scholarship

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

Prize: Prizes and awards

The Grand Award of Arvo and Lea Ylppö Foundation

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

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 1986 2018

Jyväskylän yliopisto

Maija Castrén (Other role)
2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Autism Seminar/Autismiseminaari;tiede ja yhteiskunta

Maija Castrén (Speaker: Presenter)
11 Sep 2018

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

Synapse (New York) (Journal)

Maija Castrén (Reviewer)
6 Aug 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

The 31st ECNP Congress

Maija Castrén (Chair)
2018

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