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Merja Voutilainen

Adjunct Professor (Docent) of Pharmacology and Drug Development

  • PL 56 (Viikinkaari 5)

    00014

    Finland

20062020

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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Pharmacology, PhD (Pharm.), University of Helsinki

1 Sep 200431 Dec 2010

Fields of Science

  • 317 Pharmacy
  • 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

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

Publications

Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor receptor REarranged during transfection agonist supports dopamine neurons in Vitro and enhances dopamine release In Vivo

Mahato, A. K., Kopra, J., Renko, J-M., Visnapuu, T., Korhonen, I., Pulkkinen, N., Bespalov, M. M., Domanskyi, A., Ronken, E., Piepponen, T. P., Voutilainen, M. H., Tuominen, R. K., Karelson, M., Sidorova, Y. A. & Saarma, M., Feb 2020, In : Movement Disorders. 35, 2, p. 245-255 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Combination of CDNF and Deep Brain Stimulation Decreases Neurological Deficits in Late-stage Model Parkinson's Disease

Huotarinen, A., Penttinen, A-M., Bäck, S., Voutilainen, M. H., Julku, U., Piepponen, T. P., Männistö, P. T., Saarma, M., Tuominen, R., Laakso, A. & Airavaara, M., 15 Mar 2018, In : Neuroscience. 374, p. 250-263 14 p.

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Implementation of deep neural networks to count dopamine neurons in substantia nigra

Penttinen, A-M., Parkkinen, I., Blom, S., Kopra, J., Andressoo, J-O., Pitkänen, K., Voutilainen, M. H., Saarma, M. & Airavaara, M., Sep 2018, In : European Journal of Neuroscience. 48, 6, p. 2354-2361 8 p.

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Projects

CDNF- A novel drug therapy for treatment of ALS

Voutilainen, M., De Lorenzo, F. & Beckett, L.

01/01/201731/12/2019

Project: University of Helsinki Three-Year Research Project

CIMO TM-14-9265 Stepanova

Voutilainen, M. & Stepanova, P.

01/09/201402/03/2016

Project: Research project

CDNF ja MANF amyotrofisen lateraaliskleroosin geneettisissä malleissa

Voutilainen, M., De Lorenzo, F. & Stepanova, P.

01/09/201431/08/2017

Project: Research project

M.Voutilainen Jane ja Aatos Erkon säätiö

Voutilainen, M., De Lorenzo, F. & Stepanova, P.

01/10/201330/09/2016

Project: Research project

CDNF for therapy of Parkinson's disease

Saarma, M., Tuominen, R. K., Männistö, P. T., Voutilainen, M. & Bäck, S.

01/08/201031/12/2012

Project: Research project

Prizes

Activities

  • 2 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 1 Public Talks

Helsinki Spring Course on Parkinson's Disease 4-5.5.2015

Merja Voutilainen (Speaker: Presenter)
4 May 20155 May 2015

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

From Research to Therapies, prof Raimo Tuominen 60 years Symposium

Merja Voutilainen (Chair of organizing committee)
28 Aug 2015

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

XXVI Paulo Foundation Symposium

Merja Voutilainen (Speaker: Presenter)
12 Jun 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks