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Professor Teemu Niiranen

University of Turku, Turku (Finland)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology

Teemu Niiranen, MD, PhD, is a physician-scientist and a clinical hypertension specialist. His research on hypertension in population cohorts has led to >200 publications that are cited by the European, American, British, and Japanese clinical hypertension guidelines. These publications include first- or last-author articles in BMJ, Circulation, EHJ, Nature Comms and JAMA Cardiology. Dr. Niiranen received in-depth training in cardiovascular disease epidemiology and omics during a post-doctoral period at the Framingham Heart Study. In 2020, he became the professor of internal medicine at the University of Turku. Dr. Niiranen has received young investigator awards from the American and Finnish Societies of Hypertension, and the American Heart Association. He is the chair of the Finnish Hypertension Society and is currently mentoring, or has mentored 12 PhD students. He is an editorial board member of Hypertension, the leading journal in hypertension research.

Genomics of cardiovascular risk factors

13 May 2024, from 18:00 to 19:00
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