Multiple postdoc or senior researcher (research associate) and PhD student positions are open in
the research group lead by professor Miika Nieminen at the Research Unit of Medical Imaging,
Physics and Technology, University of Oulu, Finland. (more…)
Miika Nieminen was awarded the Fellowship Award of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) for his significant and substantial contribution to the research in the field of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of articular cartilage and other musculoskeletal tissues. He is the first Finnish scientist to receive this award.
Professor Miika T. Nieminen (MIPT, Medical Faculty) has received a funding of 700 000 euros from Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation for the project “Structure-specific MRI characterization of articular cartilage in osteoarthritis”.
Hirvasniemi J, Thevenot J, Kokkonen H, Finnilä M, Venäläinen M, Jämsä T, Korhonen R, Töyräs J, Saarakkala S. Correlation of Subchondral Bone Density and Structure from Plain Radiographs with Micro Computed Tomography Ex Vivo. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s10439-015-1452-y.
M.Sc. (Tech.) Jari Rautiainen successfully defended his doctoral thesis Novel magnetic resonance imaging techniques for articular cartilage and subchondral bone – Studies on MRI relaxometry and short echo time imaging on Friday 20 March 2015 in auditorium MD100, Mediteknia building of University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio. The doctoral thesis was approved with distinction. Professor Bernard J. Dardzinski from University of Pennsylvania, acted as the opponent. The custodian was Professor Miika Nieminen from University of Oulu.
MSc Jari Rautiainen will defend his doctoral dissertation titled“Novel magnetic resonance imaging techniques for articular cartilage and subchondral bone : studies on MRI Relaxometry and short echo time imaging”on March 20 starting at 12.00, in Auditorium MD100, Mediteknia Building of the University of Eastern Finland.The opponent of the dissertation is Professor Bernard J. Dardzinski from University of Pennsylvania and the custodian is Professor Miika Nieminen from University of Oulu.
Hanni M, Nissi MJ, Rautiainen J, Saarakkala S, Ellermann J, and Nieminen MT. Determination of correlation time in articular cartilage by T1rho relaxation dispersion. (oral)
Nissi MJ, Michaeli S, Mangia S, Auerbach E, Ellermann J, Lammentausta E, and Nieminen MT. Reduction of magic angle effect for quantitative MRI of articular cartilage in vivo. (poster)
Rautiainen J, Nissi MJ, Salo E-N, Kokkonen H, Michaeli S, Mangia S, Gröhn O, Töyräs J, and Nieminen MT. Response of Quantitative MRI to Artificial Collagen Cross-linking of articular Cartilage. (oral)
Peuna A, Hekkala J, Haapea M, Podlipska J, Nieminen MT, Saarakkala S, and Lammentausta E. Gray level co-occurrence matrix approach for T2 analysis of cartilage in knee osteoarthritis. (oral)
Casula V, Nissi MJ, Autio J, Michaeli S, Mangia S, Auerbach E, Ellermann J, Lammentausta E, and Nieminen MT. Optimization of adiabatic T1ρ and T2ρ for quantification of articular cartilage at 3T. (poster)
Casula V, Autio J, Nissi MJ, Lammentausta E, Michaeli S, Mangia S, Auerbach E, Ellermann J, and Nieminen MT. Validation of adiabatic T1ρ and T2ρ mapping of articular cartilage at 3T. (poster)
Räsänen LP, Zbyn S, Nieminen MT, Lammentausta E, Deligianni X, Bieri O, Trattnig S, Korhonen RK. Importance of Biexponential T2* and Partial Volume Effect Corrections on Quantification of Sodium Concentrations and Fixed Charge Density of Articular Cartilage with 23Na-MRI at 7T. (poster)
Kallio-Pulkkinen S, Haapea M, Liukkonen E, Huumonen S, Tervonen O, Nieminen MT.
Comparison between DICOM-calibrated and uncalibrated consumer grade and 6-MP displays under different lighting conditions in panoramic radiography.
Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2015; 44(5).