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Ms Kristiina Harju

A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences, Kuopio (Finland)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology

Kristiina Harju is a general surgeon and a heart researcher from Finland. She works in a multidisciplinary research group combining cardiac surgery, cardiology and cellphysiology and –biology. Regarding her thesis, the group aims to identify novel biomarkers for atrial fibrillation (AF) diagnostics and targets for therapeutical interventions of AF. During freetime Dr Harju enjoys lake with wakeboard, jetski or sup board, she is engaged in forestry work and loves snowboarding ans cross country skiing. She speaks Finnish, Swedish, English and French.

Simultaneous metabolomics analysis of atrial tissue, pericardial fluid and blood reveal novel metabolite signatures of the pathophysiology and biomarkers related to permanent atrial fibrillation

Event: ESC Congress 2022

Topic: Pathophysiology and Mechanisms

Session: Insights in the pathophysiology of atrial fibrillation


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