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Valtteri
Kaasinen
Associate Professor, Clinical Neurosciences
MD, PhD
Movement disorders, neurotransmitters and addictions

Areas of expertise

Clinical Neurology
Movement Disorders
Parkinson's disease
Addictions
Neurotransmitters
Neuroimaging
PET
SPECT
Dopamine System

Biography

Specialist Degree in Neurology 2008.

Adjuct Professor of Neurology 2011.

Special Competence in Medical Education 2016.

Associate Professor of Neurology 2020.

Teaching

Curriculum planning and implementation of neurology courses 2013-ongoing.

Course of medical pedagogics 2013-2014.

Personal teacher mentor for medical students.

Supervisor of several PhD students.

Research

Brain function and dysfunction in relation to neurotransmitters, addictions and movement disorders.

Publications

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Validation of the Finnish Version of the Unified Dyskinesia Rating Scale (2021)

European Neurology
Kaasinen V, Scheperjans F, Kärppä M, Korpela J, Brück A, Sipilä JOT, Joutsa J, Järvelä J, Eerola-Rautio J, Martikainen MH, Airaksinen K, Stebbins GT, Martinez-Martin P, Goetz CG, Lin J, Luo S, Pekkonen E
(A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä)

Diagnostic accuracy of glabellar tap sign for Parkinson's disease (2021)

Journal of Neural Transmission
Nuuttila S, Eklund M, Joutsa J, Jaakkola E, Mäkinen E, Honkanen EA, Lindholm K, Noponen T, Ihalainen T, Murtomäki K, Nojonen T, Levo R, Mertsalmi T, Scheperjans F, Kaasinen V
(A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä)

Segregated brain state during hypnosis (2021)

Neuroscience of Consciousness
Tuominen Jarno, Kallio Sakari, Kaasinen Valtteri, Railo Henry
(A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä)