Programme

The 3rd Paula Rantakallio Symposium on Birth Cohorts and Longitudinal Studies

Wednesday 13 – Friday 15 June, 2018, Oulu, Finland

Organized by The Northern Finland Birth Cohort Studies (http://www.oulu.fi/nfbc/)

University of Oulu, Finland (http://www.oulu.fi/)
 

Wednesday June 13th

 

09.00 – 10.00

Welcome coffee and registration

Session I

Chair, Juha Veijola

10.00 – 10.15

Opening remarks
Taina Pihlajaniemi, Professor, Vice rector, University of Oulu, Finland

10.15 – 10.50

Stress and chronic disease across the life course
Mika Kivimäki, University College of London, United Kingdom

10.50 – 11.05

Selected presentation

11.05 - 11.20

Selected presentation

11.20 – 11.55

First trimester origins of adult diseases
Vincent Jaddoe, Erasmus MC, Netherlands

11.55 – 13.30

Lunch, Posters, exhibition

Session II

Chair, Minna Männikkö

13.30 – 14.05

Health consequences of the life circumstances amon men and women over the life course
Anne Hammarström, Uppsala University, Sweden

14.05 – 14.20

Selected presentation

14.20 – 14.50

Coffee

14.50 – 15.05

Selected presentation

15.05 - 15.40

Generalizability, representativeness and baseline in birth cohorts
Lorenzo Richiardi, University of Torino, Italy

15.40 - 15.55

Selected presentation

15.55 – 16.30

Is the DOHaD paradigm applicable to Spinal Pain?
Anne-Marie Nybo Andressen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Thursday June 14th

 

09.00 – 09.30

Coffee

Session I

Chair, Jouko Miettunen

09.30 – 10.05

Mendelian randomization: an update
George Davey Smith, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

10.05 – 10.20

Selected presentation

10.20 – 10.35

Selected presentation

10.35 – 11.10

The RECAP Preterm platform: the opportunities and challenges of bringing together data from European cohorts of children and adults born very preterm
Jennifer Zeitlin, French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, INSERM; France

11.10 – 12.40

Lunch, Posters exhibition

Session I I

Chair, Sylvain Sebert

12.40 – 13.15

Challenging Lifecourse Approaches and their Implications –  “New Research Concepts”
Marjo-Riitta Järvelin, Imperial College London, United Kingdom and University of Oulu, Finland

13.15 – 13.30

Selected presentation

13.30 – 13.45

Selected presentation

13.45 – 14.15

Coffee

14.15 – 14.50

What studies of the NFBC have taught us about PCOS
Stephen Franks, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

14.50 – 15.25

Dispositional Compassion and Individual’s Health
Mirka Hintsanen, University of Oulu, Finland

15.25 – 16.00

Improved register data for cohort studies
Mika Gissler, National Institute for Health and Welfare, University of Turku, Finland and Karolinska Institute, Sweden

19.00 -

Dinner, at restaurant Lasaretti

Friday June 15th

 

09.00 – 9.30

Coffee

Session I

Chair, Marjo-Riitta Järvelin

9.30 – 10.05

Finnish large scale genomics studies: SUPER and FinnGen
Aarno Palotie, University of Helsinki, Finland and Harvard University, USA

10.05 – 10.20

Selected presentation

10.20 – 10.55

Epigenetic Epidemiology: Insights from birth cohort and longitudinal studies
Caroline Relton, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

10.55 – 11.10

Selected presentation

11.10 - 11.45

Selected presentation

11.45 – 12.00

Closing remarks, Juha Veijola

 

 

Last updated: 20.4.2018