Anne Heikkinen


Postdoctoral Researcher

16 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 320 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 75 citations. The author has a h-index of 10.00. (Scopus)


My research addresses development and function of special transmembrane collagen-dependent tissue structures by means of disease models and various imaging methods.     

Research interests

  • Neuromuscular junction
  • Disease models
  • Image analysis

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Research groups

  • Pihlajaniemi-Heljasvaara Research Group
  • Biocenter Oulu Transgenic and Tissue Phenotyping Core Facility
  • Biocenter Oulu Electron Microscopy Core Facility

Research visits

  • Department of Neuropathology and Neuroscience, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    9.11.2013 to 15.11.2013

  • Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
    9.5.2006 to 25.5.2006

  • Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    2.10.1999 to 11.10.1999