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.