Ville Raatikainen

Ville Raatikainen
MSc (Tech.)
Oulu Functional Neuroimaging group (OFNI)
Department of Radiology, University of Oulu, POB 5000, 90014 Oulu, Finland

Present position

  • Specializing hospital physicist, Oulu University Hospital
  • PhD student (major: Radiology) / Junior Researcher

Current research interests

  • Resting state fMRI
  • Novel ICA techniques
  • Functional connectivity
  • Brain diseases
  • Lag structure analysis of the brain

Previous working experience

  • Research trainee: VTT, Systems Medicine group, Tampere
  • Research assistant: Tampere University of Technology, Computational Biophysics and Imaging group (CBIG), Tampere
  • Research assistant: The University of Nottingham, Translational Neuroimaging group, Nottingham, UK


  • MSc in Technology (major: Medical Physics), Tampere University of Technology, 2013
  • BSc in Technology (major: Biomedical Engineering), Tampere University of Technology, 2012


  • Raatikainen V, Huotari N, Korhonen V, Rasila A, Kananen J, Raitamaa L, Keinänen T, Kantola J, Tervonen O, Kiviniemi V. “Combined spatiotemporal ICA (stICA) for continuous and dynamic lag structure analysis of MREG data” Neuroimage. 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.01.024
  • Zienkiewicz A, Huotari N, Raitamaa L, Raatikainen V, Ferdinando H, Vihriälä E, Korhonen V, Myllylä T, Kiviniemi V. ”Continuous blood pressure recordings simultaneously with functional brain imaging – studies of the glymphatic system. SPIE Photonics West 2017, conference paper