Biomedical NMR //
People

Group leader

Olli Gröhn, PhD, Professor of Biomedical NMR

Senior scientists / postdoctoral researchers

Mikko Kettunen, PhD, Adjunct Professor of Biomedical NMR
Riikka Immonen, PhD
Kimmo Jokivarsi, PhD
Joanna Huttunen, PhD

Doctoral students

Jaakko Paasonen, MSc
Eppu Manninen, MSc
Raimo Salo, MSc
Ekaterina Zhurakovskaya, MSc
Petteri Stenroos, MSc
Riikka Nivajärvi, MSc
Amna Yasmin, MSc

Senior lab technician

Maarit Pulkkinen

Financial affairs

Marja Järveläinen

Olli Gröhn Details

Present positions

Professor of Biomedical NMR
Director of the Biomedical Imaging Unit
Vice Director of the A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences

Contact information

University of Eastern Finland
A. I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences
Department of Neurobiology
P.O.Box 1627 (Neulaniementie 2)
FI-70211 Kuopio, Finland

Tel. + 358 50 359 0963
Fax + 358 17 163 030
E-mail: olli.grohn(at)uef.fi

Major positions and appointments

Visiting scientist, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota, USA, 2015-2016
Professor of Biomedical NMR, University of Kuopio and University of Eastern Finland, 2009 -
Finnish Academy research fellow, 2006 –
Research Director and Director of the Biomedical Imaging Unit, A.I.Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences, University of Kuopio, Finland, 2006 -
Manager of National Bio-NMR Facility, A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences, University of Kuopio, Finland, 2003 - 2006
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota, USA, 2001 - 2002

Main research interests

MRI surrogate markers for neurological diseases
Development of novel MRI contrasts