Cerebrovascular Disorders and Stroke Recovery

Pekka Jäkälä
Professor

University of Eastern Finland
Brain Research Unit
, Mediteknia
Yliopistonranta 1 B
FI-70211 Kuopio, Finland


+358-(0)44- 717 9324
pekka.jakala (at) uef.fi

 

Present Positions

  • Professor, Department of Neurology, UEF
  • Director, NeuroCenter Kuopio University Hospital

Academic Degrees

  • MD, Kuopio University, 1994
  • PhD, Kuopio University, 1995
  • Qualified Lecturer, Docent of Experimental Neurology, Kuopio University, 1997
  • Specialist in Neurology, Kuopio University, 2003 
  • Adjunct Professor (Docent), Neurology, Kuopio University, 2006
  • Professor, Kuopio University, 2009 -

Major Positions and Appointments

  • Researcher, Department of Neurology, Kuopio University, 1989 - 1994
  • Junior Researcher, Academy of Finland, 1995 - 1998
  • Visiting Scientist, Center for Molecular Biology (ZMBH), University of Heidelberg, 1997 - 1999
  • Resident Physician, Department of Neurology, Kuopio University Hospital, 1995 2002
  • Chief Physician of Inpatient Clinic, Department of Neurology, Kuopio University Hospital, 2003 - 2006
  • Chief Physician of Outpatient Clinic, Department of Neurology, Kuopio University Hospital, 2007 - 2009
  • Chief of Neurological Care Unit (Stroke Unit), Kuopio University Hospital, 2004 - 2009
  • Director, The Finnish Brain Research and Rehabilitation Center Neuron, 2009 - 2012
  • Professor of Neurodegenerative Diseases and Rehabilitation, UEF, 2009 - 2012
  • Director and Chief Physician, NeuroCenter, Kuopio University Hospital, 2012 - present
  • Professor of Neurology, UEF, 2012 - present