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  • PL 21 (Haartmaninkatu 3)




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Personal profile

Education information

MA (Psych.)

Description of research and teaching

I am a doctoral student working on my PhD project on the early life and genetic origins of cognitive aging.

Education information

PhD in Psychology

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Psychology, Helsingin yliopisto

1 Jan 201414 May 2019

Master of Psychology, University of Helsinki

1 Sep 200631 May 2013

Fields of Science

  • 515 Psychology

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


Aging, cognitive ability and the risk of dementia in the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study

Rantalainen, V., 22 Mar 2019, Helsinki: University of Helsinki. 92 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

Open Access

C9orf72 hexanucleotide repeat length in older population: normal variation and effects on cognition

Kaivola, K., Kiviharju, A., Jansson, L., Rantalainen, V., Eriksson, J. G., Strandberg, T. E., Laaksovirta, H., Renton, A. E., Traynor, B. J., Myllykangas, L. & Tienari, P., Dec 2019, In : Neurobiology of Aging. 84, p. 242.e7-242.e12 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Rintaruokinnan suotuisat vaikutukset ulottuvat läpi elämänkaaren

Rantalainen, V. & Räikkönen, K., 2019, In : Terveydenhoitaja. 52, 1, p. 34-35 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional


  • 2 Oral presentation
  • 1 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

The 10th World Congress on Development Origins of Health and Disease

Ville Rantalainen (Speaker)
16 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The 15th World Congress of the World Association of Infant Mental Health

Ville Rantalainen (Speaker)
31 May 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The 23rd World Congress of Psyhiatric Genetics

Ville Rantalainen (Attendee)
19 Oct 2015

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