Johanna Uusimaa

Professor of Pediatric Neurology
Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology

Research Unit of Clinical Medicine
Faculty of Medicine

Johanna Uusimaa

Dr. Johanna Uusimaa started her PhD thesis work in 1988 as the second year medical student in the Bioenergetics Group lead by prof Ilmo Hassinen and Prof Kalervo Hiltunen at the Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Oulu. She defended the thesis on “Metabolism of D3-double bonds of unsaturated fatty acids in mammals. Rat and human isoforms of D3, D2-enoyl-CoA isomerase“ in 1994 (supervised by prof Hiltunen). Dr. Uusimaa specialized in Pediatrics in 2000 and Pediatric Neurology in 2003 at the Department of Pediatrics, Oulu University Hospital and University of Oulu.

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08-315 5189

Visiting address

Aapistie 5A
90220 Oulu

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P.O.Box 5000
FIN-90014 University of Oulu