Speaker Details



University of Helsinki

Sigrid Juselius Professor of Molecular Medicine; Director, Molecular Neurology Research

Program of Biomedicum-Helsinki Research Institute

Anu Suomalainen Wartiovaara, MD PhD, is Professor of Clinical Molecular Medicine and Academy Professor in the Research Program of Stem Cells and Metabolism, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki; a chief physician in the Helsinki University Hospital and belongs to FinMIT Centre of Excellence of the Academy of Finland. She has worked as a visiting scientist/postdoc/visiting professor in Columbia University, Montreal Neurological Institute and UC Berkeley, respectively. Her translational Mitochondrial Medicine research group focuses on tissue-specificity of metabolism as well as molecular pathophysiology of mitochondrial and degenerative disorders and uses molecular knowledge from tailored disease models to develop targeted treatments.

Symposium Faculty

Russell Foster

University of Oxford

Peng Li

Tsinghua University

Christopher Glass

University of California San Diego

Takashi Kadowaki

University of Tokyo

Roger D. Kornberg

Stanford University

Judith Klumperman

University Medical Center Utrecht

Jeffrey Friedman

Rockefeller University

Gisou Van Der Goot

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne

David Sabatini

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Satchindananda Panda

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Anu Suomalainen

University of Helsinki

Tobias Walther

Harvard Medical School

David Mangelsdorf

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Nilay Yapıcı

Cornell University

Semir Beyaz

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Gülçin Pekkurnaz

University of California San Diego

Betül Kaçar

University of Arizona