Research group

The Fin-HIT Study is coordinated at the Folkhälsan Research Center in Helsinki and led by Docent Heli Viljakainen. The research group consists of members whose specialties are in genetics, microbiology, epidemiology, statistics, public health, nutrition science and exercise medicine.

Members of the research group

Heli Viljakainen
Group leader
Docent (nutrition), University of Helsinki

ORCID: 0000-0002-7486-3437

 

Catharina Sarkkola
Research coordinator

ORCID: 0000-0003-4235-7983

 

 

Elina Engberg
Postdoctoral researcher

ORCID: 0000-0002-8713-5607

 

 

Jannina Viljakainen-Diop
Doctoral candidate
(on maternity leave)
ORCID: 0000-0002-0542-0536

 

 

Muhammed Manzoor
Postdoctoral researcher

ORCID: 0000-0002-7939-1563

 

 

Sohvi Lommi
Doctoral candidate

ORCID: 0000-0002-4393-5725

 

 

Binu Mathew
Bioinformatician, data manager