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Susanna Melkas, Assistant professor (tenure track) in neurologic rehabilitation

1993 …2020

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Personal profile

External positions

Secretary, European Forum for Research in Rehabilitation

16 Apr 2019 → …

Fields of Science

  • 3124 Neurology and psychiatry
  • 3112 Neurosciences

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

Publications

Evaluating severity of white matter lesions from computed tomography images with convolutional neural network

Pitkänen, J., Koikkalainen, J., Nieminen, T., Marinkovic, I., Curtze, S., Sibolt, G., Jokinen, H., Rueckert, D., Barkhof, F., Schmidt, R., Pantoni, L., Scheltens, P., Wahlund, L-O., Korvenoja, A., Lötjönen, J., Erkinjuntti, T. J. & Melkas, S., 2020, In : Neuroradiology. 12, 1, p. e12021 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Global burden of small vessel disease-related brain changes on MRI predicts cognitive and functional decline

Jokinen, H., Koikkalainen, J., Laakso, H. M., Melkas, S., Nieminen, T., Brander, A., Korvenoja, A., Rueckert, D., Barkhof, F., Scheltens, P., Schmidt, R., Fazekas, F., Madureira, S., Verdelho, A., Wallin, A., Wahlund, L-O., Waldemar, G., Chabriat, H., Hennerici, M., O'Brien, J. & 4 others, Inzitari, D., Lötjönen, J., Pantoni, L. & Erkinjuntti, T., Jan 2020, In : Stroke. 51, 1, p. 170-178 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Haptoglobin Hp1 variant does not associate with small vessel disease

Lempiäinen, J., Ijäs, P., Niiranen, T. J., Kaste, M., Karhunen, P. J., Lindsberg, P. J., Erkinjuntti, T. & Melkas, S., 1 Jan 2020, In : Brain Sciences. 10, 1, 8 p., 18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Music therapy enhances executive functions and prefrontal structural neuroplasticity after traumatic brain injury: Evidence from a randomized controlled trial

Siponkoski, S-T., Martinez Molina, N., Kuusela, L., Laitinen, S., Holma, M., Ahlfors, M., Jordan-Kilkki, P., Ala-Kauhaluoma, K., Melkas, S., Pekkola, J., Rodriguez-Fornells, A., Laine, M., Ylinen, A., Rantanen, P., Koskinen, S., Lipsanen, J. & Särkämö, T., 15 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Neurotrauma. 37, 4, p. 618-634 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Voidaanko aivojen valkean aineen muutoksia ehkäistä?

Melkas, S., Rantanen, K., Strandberg, T., Erkinjuntti, T. J. & Jokinen, H., 2020, In : Duodecim. 136, 11, p. 1291-1299 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects

STROKOG: Stroke and Cognition Consortium

STROKOG Consortium, Jokinen, H., Melkas, S., Erkinjuntti, T. J. & Laakso, H.

01/05/201631/12/2021

Project: Research project

Cerebral small vessel disease - preparing for RCT

Melkas, S., Erkinjuntti, T. J., Jokinen, H., Laakso, H., Pitkänen, S., Arola, A., Korvenoja, A., Vanni, S., Ruuth, R., Lempiäinen, J. & Kartau, M.

01/01/201631/07/2021

Project: Research project

Mild traumatic brain injury - diagnosis, classification and prognosis

Melkas, S., Nybo, T., Mäki, K. I. M., Marinkovic, I., Huovinen, A., Ruuth, R. & Möller, M.

01/03/201531/12/2020

Project: Research project

Efficacy and Mechanisms of Music-Based Rehabilitation in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Särkämö, T., Tervaniemi, M., Rantanen, P., Melkas, S., Ylinen, A., Pekkola, J., Koskinen, S., Ala-Ruona, E., Laitinen, S., Holma, M., Ahlfors, M., Jordan-Kilkki, P., Kuusela, L., Peltonen, J., Sairanen, V., Siponkoski, S., Ala-Kauhaluoma, K., Lehtonen, M., Mänttäri, A., Rodriguez-Fornells, A., Ripolles Vidal, P. & Zasler, N.

01/03/2012 → …

Project: Research project