Marja Ojaniemi is currently working as an Assistant Professor in pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics and Adolescence in the University Hospital and in the University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland. She graduated from Oulu University Medical School in 1993. During the years 1994 through 1997, she worked as a Researcher at the Burnham Institute, La Jolla, Calif, USA, and completed her doctoral thesis in 1999. She undertook her postgraduate training for pediatrics at the Hospital for Children and Adolescents in University Hospital of Oulu, Finland during 1998 through 2004. She completed her Higher Specialist Training in Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes in the University Hospitals of Helsinki and Oulu. She has worked in the field of pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology and diabetes as Consultant, as a Clinical Teacher, and as a Senior Researcher at the University and University Hospital of Oulu, Finland. Her research activities are related to various aspects of inflammation. Currently, the main topics of her research are involved to perinatal inflammatory diseases related to preterm birth.
Biography Updated on 5 March 2012