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  • PL 20 (Tukholmankatu 8 B)

    00014

    Finland

1974 …2020

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Curriculum vitae

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

M.Sc. University of Helsinki, Finland, 1995

Ph.D. University of Kuopio, Finland, (Public Health) 1999

CURRENT POSITION:

Senior Researcher 2016-

Finnish Institute for Molecular Medicine, Finland

Acting University Lecturer, 2010 – 2016

University of Helsinki, Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health

Adjunct Professor in Public Health, 2009 –

University of Helsinki, Department of Public Health

PREVIOUS POSITIONS:

Senior Research Scientist, National Institute for Health and Welfare & University of Helsinki, 2007 – 2010

Post-doctoral scientist, University of Helsinki, Department of Public Health, 2005 - 2007

Post-doctoral Researcher, Harvard University, Tobacco Dependence Treatment and Research, Boston, USA, 2002 - 2005 

Researcher,Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Physiology, Helsinki, 2001 - 2002

Researcher,National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Helsinki, 1995 - 2000

 RESEARCH FUNDING

Academy of Finland, 2002 - 2004 (Researcher training and research abroad)

Finnish Foundation for Cardiovascular Research, 2002 - 2003 (Exercise and Nicotine Replacement Treatment for Female Smokers)

Academy of Finland, 2005 - 2006 (Subsidy for researcher’s return in Finland)

Paavo Nurmi Foundation, 2006 (Cigarette smoking and depressive symptoms)

Juho Vainio Foundation, 2006 (Smoking and depression among Finnish twins)

Finnish Cultural Foundation, 2007 (Genetic influences on the association between depression & nicotine dependence)

Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation, 2008 - 2009 (Association of smoking patterns with chronic obstructive disease)

Paavo Nurmi Foundation, 2008 (Impact of smoking cessation and exercise on cardiovascular risk factors)

                                                                                                                                        

Fields of Science

  • 3142 Public health care science, environmental and occupational health
  • Twin study
  • Smoking
  • Nicotine dependence

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

Publications

Cross-sectional associations between the diversity of sport activities and the type of low back pain in adulthood

Kaartinen, S., Korhonen, T., Rottensteiner, M., Kujala, U. M., Kaprio, J. & Aaltonen, S., 4 Jan 2020, In : European Journal of Sport Science. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Depressive symptoms predict smoking cessation in a 20-year longitudinal study of adult twins

Ranjit, A., Latvala, A., Kinnunen, T. H., Kaprio, J. & Korhonen, T., Sep 2020, In : Addictive Behaviors. 108, 7 p., 106427.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Genome-wide association meta-analysis of nicotine metabolism and cigarette consumption measures in smokers of European descent

Buchwald, J., Chenoweth, M. J., Palviainen, T., Zhu, G., Benner, C., Gordon, S., Korhonen, T., Ripatti, S., Madden, P. A. F., Lehtimaki, T., Raitakari, O. T., Salomaa, V., Rose, R. J., George, T. P., Lerman, C., Pirinen, M., Martin, N. G., Kaprio, J., Loukola, A. & Tyndale, R. F., 10 Mar 2020, In : Molecular Psychiatry. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Is Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) Associated with Smoking Initiation? Replication Using a Large Finnish Population Sample

Korhonen, T., Loukola, A., Hällfors, J., Salomaa, M-M., Salomaa, V. & Kaprio, J., 6 Feb 2020, In : Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 22, 2, p. 293-296 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Post-GWAS analysis of six substance use traits improves the identification and functional interpretation of genetic risk loci

Int Cannabis Consortium, Marees, A. T., Gamazon, E. R., Gerring, Z., Loukola, A., Korhonen, T., Qaiser, B. & Kaprio, J., 1 Jan 2020, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 206, 9 p., 107703.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Projects

Substance use epigenetics

Ollikainen, M., Loukola, A., Gupta, R., Bollepalli, S., Kaprio, J., Korhonen, T., Cazaly, E., Salvatore, J. E., Stephenson, M. & Anders, S.

01/01/2017 → …

Project: Research project

Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki

Wedenoja, J., Kaprio, J., Loukola, A., Korhonen, T., Hällfors, J., Heikkilä, K., Ripatti, S. & Tikkanen, E.

01/04/2011 → …

Project: Research project

Cigarette Smoking and Depression

Korhonen, T.

01/01/2006 → …

Project: Research project

Finnish Twin Cohort study

Kaprio, J., Koskenvuo, M., Heikkilä, K., Korhonen, T., Ortega-Alonso, A., Raevuori, A., Vuorinen, H. S., Vuoksimaa, E., Loukola, A., Lajunen, H. & Heinonen-Guzejev, M.

01/01/1974 → …

Project: Research project

Prizes

Kunniakirja

Tellervo Korhonen (Recipient), 23 Jan 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

SRNT Service Award

Tellervo Korhonen (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards

White Rose of Finland Knight

Tellervo Korhonen (Recipient), 6 Dec 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities

Nicotine & Tobacco Research (Journal)

Tellervo Korhonen (Reviewer)
1 Jul 2019

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

Duodecim (Journal)

Tellervo Korhonen (Reviewer)
9 Apr 2019

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

Kirstie O'Hare

Tellervo Korhonen (Host), Jaakko Arthur Kaprio (Host)
16 Apr 201825 May 2018

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Väitöskirjan seurantaryhmän jäsen

Tellervo Korhonen (Supervisor)
2017 → …

Activity: Examination typesMember of doctoral thesis committee / follow-up group

Alyce Whipp

Tellervo Korhonen (Supervisor)
2016 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Press / Media

Sanomalehtiartikkeli nikotiiniriippuvuudesta

Tellervo Korhonen

05/02/2019

1 Media contribution

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10 vuotta lyhyempi elämä

Tellervo Korhonen

23/11/2018

1 Media contribution

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Palaako - nikotiiniriippuvuus ja sen hoito

Tellervo Korhonen

04/01/2017

1 Media contribution

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Tupakka koukuttaa naisen

Tellervo Korhonen

01/08/2013

1 Media contribution

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