Aino-Kaisa Rantala

Aino RantalaTitle:
Postdoctoral Researcher

Qualifications:
MSc, 2007, University of Oulu
PhD, 2010, University of Oulu

Affiliation:
Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research (CERH), University of Oulu

SCOPUS Author ID:
24178646100

Visiting address:
Aapistie 5B, 1st floor

Room number:
KT170

Phone number:
+358 40 672 4478

E-mail:
Aino-Kaisa.Rantala (at) oulu.fi

Expertise: Respiratory disease epidemiology. Early respiratory infections and asthma development. Longitudinal data analysis of cohort study.

Research fields: The influence of early life exposures, such as respiratory tract infections and air pollution, and hereditary susceptibility on development of asthma and allergy. Respiratory infections and development of dental caries.

Personal grants:
Medical Research Center Oulu (MRC) Postdoctoral position
European Respiratory Society (ERS) Short-Term Research Fellowship

Selected publications:

  • Rantala AK, Mehtonen IT, Jaakkola MS, Näyhä S, Hugg TT, Jaakkola JJK. Early Respiratory Infections and Dental Caries in the First 27 Years of Life: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Plos One 2016; 11(12): e0168141. IF=3.54
  • Rantala AK, Jaakkola MS, Mäkikyrö EMS, Hugg TT, Jaakkola JJK. Early Respiratory Infections and the Development of Asthma in the First 27 Years of Life. Am J Epidemiol 2015; 182(7):615-23. IF=5.230
  • Paaso EMS, Jaakkola MS, Rantala AK, Hugg TT, Jaakkola JJK.
  • Rantala A, Jaakkola JJ, Jaakkola MS. Respiratory Infections in Adults with Atopic Disease and IgE Antibodies to Common Aeroallergens. PLOS One 2013; 8(7):e68582. IF=3.54
  • Rantala A, Jaakkola JJ, Jaakkola MS. Respiratory infections precede adult-onset asthma. PLOS One 2011; 6(12):e27912. IF=3.54

Links:
University of Oulu Researcher profile
Publications
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Last updated: 26.7.2019