Reetta Hinttala

Reetta Hinttala


Academy Research Fellow
Molecular and cellular medicine


I received my PhD degree in studies on mitochondrial complex I deficiencies in the Department of Neurology at the University of Oulu. I carried out my post doctoral studies at Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Canada, in prof. Eric Shoubridge's laboratory as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow. Currently I work as an Academy of Finland Research Fellow in the division of pediatric neurology of the PEDEGO research unit at the University of Oulu.

Research interests

  • molecular mechanisms behind neurological multiorgan diseases in children
  • mitochondrial diseases
  • tissue fibrosis
  • neurodevelopment


Selected publications