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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)

                                                                                                                                        

Keywords

  • 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 1996 2019

Aggressive behaviour in childhood and adolescence: the role of smoking during pregnancy, evidence from four twin cohorts in the EU-ACTION consortium

Malanchini, M., Smith-Woolley, E., Ayorech, Z., Rimfeld, K., Krapohl, E., Vuoksimaa, E., Korhonen, T., Bartels, M., van Beijsterveldt, T. C. E. M., Rose, R. J., Lundstrom, S., Anckarsater, H., Kaprio, J., Lichtenstein, P., Boomsma, D. I. & Plomin, R., Mar 2019, In : Psychological Medicine. 49, 4, p. 646-654 9 p.

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Early adolescent aggression predicts antisocial personality disorder in young adults: a population-based study

Whipp, A. M., Korhonen, T., Raevuori, A., Heikkilä, K., Pulkkinen, L., Rose, R. J., Kaprio, J. & Vuoksimaa, E., Mar 2019, In : European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 28, 3, p. 341-350 10 p.

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Epigenome-wide association study of serum cotinine in current smokers reveals novel genetically driven loci

Gupta, R., van Dongen, J., Fu, Y., Abdellaoui, A., Tyndale, R. F., Velagapudi, V., Boomsma, D. I., Korhonen, T., Kaprio, J., Loukola, A. & Ollikainen, M., 5 Jan 2019, In : Clinical epigenetics. 11, 13 p., 1.

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Genome-wide association study in Finnish twins highlights the connection between nicotine addiction and neurotrophin signaling pathway

Hällfors, J., Palviainen, T., Surakka, I., Gupta, R., Buchwald, J., Raevuori, A., Ripatti, S., Korhonen, T., Jousilahti, P., Madden, P. A. F., Kaprio, J. & Loukola, A., May 2019, In : Addiction Biology. 24, 3, p. 549-561 13 p.

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Association of current and former smoking with body mass index: A study of smoking discordant twin pairs from 21 twin cohorts

Piirtola, M., Jelenkovic, A., Latvala, A., Sund, R., Korhonen, M. T., Kaprio, J., Silventoinen, K. & collaboration group, CODAT., 12 Jul 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 7, e0200140 .

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Projects 1974 2020

Prizes

Kunniakirja

Tellervo Korhonen (Recipient), 23 Jan 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

SRNT Service Award

Tellervo Korhonen (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 1997 2019

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

Väitöskirjan seurantaryhmän jäsen

Tellervo Korhonen (Supervisor)
2016 → …

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

Tobacco Induced Diseases (Journal)

Tellervo Korhonen (Reviewer)
10 Dec 2016

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

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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Hyvä arki: Tumppaa tupakka!

Tellervo Korhonen

20/01/2013

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media