Epidemiology and Risk Factors of Alzheimer's Disease

Marjo Eskelinen
Postdoctoral researcher, PhD

University of Eastern Finland
Institute of Clinical Medicine / Neurology
Canthia Building
P.O.Box 1627 (Yliopistonranta 1C)
FI-70211 Kuopio, Finland


+358 40 355 2019
marjo.eskelinen (at) uef.fi
Room: Ca5028/1


ACADEMIC DEGREES

  • PhD (Neuroscience), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, 2014
  • MSc, authorized dietitian (Nutrition), 2002


CURRENT POSITION

  • Researcher, Department of Neurology, University of Eastern Finland 
  • Graduate Student, Department of Neurology, University of Eastern Finland 2003-2013


PUBLICATIONS IN PEER-REVIEWED INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

Midlife Healthy-Diet Index and Late-Life Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. Eskelinen MH, Ngandu T, Tuomilehto J, Soininen H, Kivipelto H. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra 2011; 1(1): 103–112.

Caffeine as a protective factor in dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Eskelinen MH, Kivipelto M. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 2010; 20 Suppl 1: S167-S174.

Midlife Coffee and Tea Drinking and the Risk of Late-Life Dementia: A Population-Based CAIDE Study. Eskelinen MH, Ngandu T, Tuomilehto J, Soininen H, Kivipelto M. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 2009; 16(1): 85-91.

Apolipoprotein E ε4 Magnifies Lifestyle Risks for Dementia: A Population-Based Study. Kivipelto M, Rovio S, Ngandu T, Kåreholt I, Eskelinen M, Winblad B, Hachinski V, Cedazo-Minguez A, Soininen H, Tuomilehto J, Nissinen A. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine 2008; 12(6B): 2762-2771.

Fat intake at midlife and cognitive impairment later in life: a population-based CAIDE study. Eskelinen MH, Ngandu T, Helkala E-L, Tuomilehto J, Nissinen A, Soininen H, Kivipelto M. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2008; 23(7): 741–747.

Fat Intake at Midlife and Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: A Population-Based Study. Laitinen MH, Ngandu T, Rovio S, Helkala E-L, Uusitalo U, Viitanen M, Nissinen A, Tuomilehto J, Soininen H, Kivipelto M. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders 2006; 22(1): 99–107.

Last name changed to Eskelinen from Laitinen in 2007.