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  • PL 56 (Viikinkaari 5)



  • Finland

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Curriculum vitae

Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, 2003

Thesis title: Biopharmaceutical evaluation of microcrystalline chitosan as release-rate-controlling hydrophilic polymer in granules for gastro-retentive drug delivery.

Evaluation: Laudatur


  • 317 Pharmacy

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

Publications 1999 2017

Challenge of paediatric compounding to solid dosage forms sachets and hard capsules - Finnish perspective

Siven, M., Kovanen, S., Siirola, O., Hepojoki, T., Isokirmo, S., Laihanen, N., Eränen, T., Pellinen, J. & Juppo, A. M., May 2017, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 69, 5, p. 593-602 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Difficulties in administration of oral medication formulations to pet cats: an e-survey of cat owners

Sivén, M., Savolainen, S., Räntilä, S., Männikkö, S., Vainionpää, M., Airaksinen, S., Raekallio, M., Vainio, O. & Juppo, A. M., 10 Mar 2017, In : Veterinary Record. 180, 10, 6 p., 250.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Vastaavatko nykyiset lääkemuodot iäkkäiden lääkehoidon haasteisiin?

Siven, M. S. & Niittymäki, J., 2016, In : Dosis. 32, 1, p. 75-83 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Permeability and toxicity characteristics of L-cysteine and 2-methyl-thiazolidine-4-carboxylic acid in Caco-2 cells

Kartal-Hodzic, A., Marvola, T., Schmitt, M., Harju, K., Peltoniemi, M. & Siven, M., Nov 2013, In : Pharmaceutical Development and Technology. 18, 6, p. 1288-1293 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Difficulties in oral medication of pet cats in Finland

Savolainen, S. M., Räntilä, SK., Raekallio, M. R., Vainio-Kivinen, O. M., Siven, M. S., Airaksinen, S. & Juppo, A. M., 2012, Proceedings of the 12th International Congress of the European Association for Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, 8.-12.7.2012. p. 50

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Projects 2010 2022

Geriatric dosage forms research

Juppo, A. & Siven, M.

18/01/2015 → …

Project: Research project

Paediatric formulation research

Juppo, A. & Siven, M.

20/11/2011 → …

Project: Research project

Developing specialisation training in Pharmacy

Juppo, A., Peltoniemi, M., Siven, M., Airaksinen, M., Laaksonen, R., Vainio, K., Sandler, N., Huupponen, R., Turpeinen, M., Kosola, K. & Rosenqvist, K.


Project: Other project


Honorary mention in Innoopeli Prize 2017, Faculty of Pharmacy

Mia Siven (Recipient), 26 Oct 2017

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2002 2019

Ethical Approval no. 22/2019 (April 2019) University of Helsinki Ethical review board in humanities and social and behavioral sciences

Mia Siven (Participant)
Apr 2019 → …

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - Other

Helsingin yliopisto Opetuksen toteutuksen digiloikka 2017-2020 (External organisation)

Mia Siven (Board member)
2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

Viikin kampuskirjaston neuvottelukunta (External organisation)

Mia Siven (Board member)
2018 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board


Mia Siven (Visiting researcher)
12 Nov 201825 Nov 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Paediatric dosage forms and compounding in hospitals, Tamro

Mia Siven (Speaker)
3 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media