Mikko Finnilä




Mikko

Mikko Finnilä
PhD
+358 50 3501894
Department of Medical Technology, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Oulu, POB 5000, FI-90014 Oulu, Finland
mikko.finnila@oulu.fi


  • Present position
    • Post-Doctoral Fellow, 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, Oulu 2014.
    • PhD student Institute of Biomedicine, University of Oulu, Autumn 2010 and University of Glasgow, School of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Cell and Tissue Engineering Group. October 2008
    • Master of Health Science from Educational program in “Medical and Wellness Technology /Biomedical Technology” at the University of Oulu June 2008.
    • Matriculation examination, Haapajärvi High School 2003.

Scientific Publications