Reetta Hinttala

Docent, PhD
Professor of Molecular Biology in Medicine
Molecular and cellular medicine

Research Unit of Clinical Medicine
Faculty of Medicine

Reetta Hinttala

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. After returning back to the Oulu University, I worked as an Academy of Finland Research Fellow in the division of pediatric neurology of the PEDEGO research unit at the University of Oulu. In 2018, I started as a coordinator of the Biocenter Oulu Transgenic core facility and the Finnish Infrafrontier/EMMA (European Mouse Mutant Archive) node. Currently, I'm Professor of Molecular Biology in Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, and I'm focused on studying severe early-onset neurological disorders using in vitro and in vivo models.

Research interests

  • Neurological and multiorgan diseases in children
  • Rare genetic diseases
  • In vitro and in vivo disease models

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