Conference on Epidemiological Birth Cohort and Longitudinal Studies - 3rd Paula Rantakallio Symposium, 13th - 15th June, 2018, Oulu, Finland

Dear colleagues and friends,

It is a great pleasure to announce the 3rd edition of the Paula Rantakallio Symposium  on Birth Cohorts and Longitudinal Studies.

This third edition will take place in Oulu, Finland from the 13th to the 15th of June 2018.

Confirmed keynote speakers
George Davey Smith, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Stephen Franks, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Mika Gissler, National Institute for Health and Welfare, University of Turku, Finland and Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Anne Hammarström, Uppsala University, Sweden
Mirka Hintsanen, University of Oulu, Finland
Vincent Jaddoe, Erasmus MC, Netherlands
Marjo-Riitta Järvelin, Imperial College London, United Kingdom and University of Oulu, Finland
Mika Kivimäki, University College of London, United Kingdom
Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Aarno Palotie, University of Helsinki, Finland and Harvard University, USA
Caroline Relton, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Lorenzo Richiardi, University of Torino, Italy
Jennifer Zeitlin, French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, INSERM; France


Photograps taken during the conference by Seija Leskelä, Kulmakuvaamo, Oulu, Finland:
13.6.2018, 14.6.2018, 14.6.2018 afternoon, 15.6.2018




Northern Finland Birth Cohorts 1966 and 1986 web-site





The 2nd Paula Rantakallio symposium & 6th Conference on Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe, CELSE in Oulu, Finland, 15th - 17th June, 2016


We are delighted to invite you to the 2nd Paula Rantakallio symposium & 6th Conference on Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe, CELSE in Oulu, Finland. The conference will reflect cutting-egde research in Epidemiology and Medicine based on large-scale longitudinal studies with a focus on the Life-course origins of long lasting bio-psychosocial health and performances.

We especially welcome young researchers to join this mid-summer conference and are very grateful to all of the speakers whose presentations will describe the broad spectrum of research in Modern Epidemiology. We hope for a memorable midnight sun conference and a friendly experience!

Olette lämpimästi tervetulleita!

Marjo-Riitta Järvelin
Conference President

Juha Veijola
Chair of the Organizing Committee

Abstract book





Keynote speakers