Mikko Finnilä

Ph.D.
Research Unit of Medical Imaging, Physics and Technology / Faculty of Medicine
University of Oulu, POB 5000, FI-90014 Oulu, Finland
mikko.finnila(at)oulu.fi
+358503501894


Present position

  • Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Oulu
    • Responsible scientist for uCT facilities

Current research interests

  • Bone, teeth and cartilage morphology, mechanics; bone remodeling; osteocytes and mechanotracduction, in-vivo imaging

Previous working experience

  • Research assistant for Department of Medical Technology, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Oulu (OU), 2012-
  • Teaching Assistant in Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Oulu 2011-1/2012
  • Part time Doctoral Student National Graduate School in Musculoskeletal Diseases and Biomaterials 2009-
  • Teaching assistant at Department of Medical Technology, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Oulu (OU), 2008
  • Research assistant for Departments of Anatomy and Cell Biology, and Medical Technology (UO) 2006-2007
  • Research assistant for Department of Anatomy at the University of Kuopio April 2007
  • Part-time teaching assistant for Department of Physics (Biophysics) (UO), spring 2007
  • Survey of medical technology companies in Oulu region for Learning and Research services unit of University of Oulu and Social Welfare and Health Services of the City of Oulu at December 2006
  • Visiting Researcher:
    • Cranfield University, over 6 months in 2007. Studies on material properties of bone and teeth extracellular matrix in dioxin exposed rats and mice
    • University of Edinburgh two weeks in November 2010. Studies on role of PHOSPHO1 in bone development and maturation
    • Gloucesterhire Royal Hospital, Biophotonics Research Unit, Gloucester, United Kindom. 2 weeks for Raman microscopy on bone tissue

Education

  • PhD Biomedicine, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Oulu, 2014
  • PhD student Institute of Biomedicine, University of Oulu, 2010 and University of Glasgow, School of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Cell and Tissue Engineering Group, 2008
  • Master of Health Science from Educational program in “Medical and Wellness Technology /Biomedical Technology” at the University of Oulu,  2008
  • Matriculation examination, Haapajärvi High School, 2003

Scientific Publications

Last updated: 8.7.2019