Valtteri Kaasinen
MD, PhD

Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

valtteri.kaasinen@utu.fi







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 Clinical Neurology 2011.

Special Competence in Medical Education 2016.



Research

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



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.



Publications
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Deep brain stimulation for monogenic Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review (2019)
Journal of Neurology
Tomi Kuusimäki, Jaana Korpela, Eero Pekkonen, Mika H. Martikainen, Angelo Antonini, Valtteri Kaasinen
(
A2 Review article in a scientific journal)

Huntingtonin tauti (2019)
Duodecim
Jussi O. T. Sipilä, Valtteri Kaasinen, Marja Hietala, Markku Päivärinta, Kari Majamaa
(
A2 Review article in a scientific journal)

Individual parkinsonian motor signs and striatal dopamine transporter deficiency: a study with [I-123]FP-CIT SPECT (2019)
Journal of Neurology
Elina Mäkinen, Juho Joutsa, Elina Jaakkola, Tommi Noponen, Jarkko Johansson, Miia Pitkonen, Reeta Levo, Tuomas Mertsalmi, Filip Scheperjans, Valtteri Kaasinen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Intranasal naloxone rapidly occupies brain mu-opioid receptors in human subjects (2019)
Neuropsychopharmacology
Jarkko Johansson, Jussi Hirvonen, Zsófia Lovró, Laura Ekblad, Valtteri Kaasinen, Olli Rajasilta, Semi Helin, Jouni Tuisku, Saija Sirén, Mirka Pennanen, Arvind Agrawal, Roger Crystal, Petri J. Vainio, Hannu Alho, Mika Scheinin
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Toiminnallisten liikehäiriöiden työryhmä avuksi ongelmatapauksiin (2019)
Lääkärilehti
Kaasinen Valtteri, Taiminen Tero
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

Aikuisiällä alkaneen Huntingtonin taudin lääkehoito Suomessa (2018)
Lääkärilehti
Jussi Sipilä, Valtteri Kaasinen, Kari Majamaa
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Aivojen hermovälittäjäaineiden isotooppitutkimukset (2018) Kliinisen fysiologian ja isotooppilääketieteen perusteet Valtteri Kaasinen, Marko Seppänen
(
D2 Article in a professional research book)

Binge eating disorder and morbid obesity are associated with lowered mu-opioid receptor availability in the brain (2018)
Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging
Juho Joutsa, Henry K. Karlsson, Joonas Majuri,, Pirjo Nuutila, Semi Helin, Valtteri Kaasinen, Lauri Nummenmaa
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Bupropion causing misdiagnosis in brain dopamine transporter imaging for parkinsonism (2018)
Movement Disorders
Honkanen E, Kemppainen N, Noponen T, Seppänen M, Joutsa J, Kaasinen V
(
O2 Other)

Contribution of individual motor signs to striatal dopamine deficiency in parkinsonism (2018)
Movement Disorders
Mäkinen E, Joutsa J, Jaakkola E, Noponen T, Johansson J, Pitkonen M, Levo R, Mertsalmi T, Scheperjans F, Kaasinen V
(
O2 Other)

Deep brain stimulation for monogenic Parkinson’s disease: A systematic review (2018)
Movement Disorders
Kuusimäki T, Korpela J, Pekkonen E, Martikainen M, Antonini A, Kaasinen V
(
O2 Other)

Dopamine and eye movement control in Parkinson's disease: deficits in corollary discharge signals? (2018)
PeerJ
Henry Railo, Henri Olkoniemi, Enni Eeronheimo, Oona Pääkkönen, Juho Joutsa, Valtteri Kaasinen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Dopamine synthesis capacity correlates with µ-opioid receptor availability in the human basal ganglia: A triple-tracer PET study (2018)
NeuroImage
Joonas Majuri, Juho Joutsa, Eveliina Arponen, Sarita Forsback, Valtteri Kaasinen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Edenneen Parkinsonin taudin hoitoa pitää keskittää ja yhdenmukaistaa (2018)
Duodecim
Kaasinen V, Pekkonen E
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

No differences in the total burden of non-motor symptoms between Parkinson's disease and non-degenerative parkinsonism (2018)
Movement Disorders
Jaakkola E, Joutsa J, Mäkinen E, Noponen T, Pitkonen M, Levo R, Mertsalmi T, Scheperjans F, Kaasinen V
(
O2 Other)

Pitkälle edenneen Parkinsonin taudin hoito (2018)
Parkinson-postia
Valtteri Kaasinen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Season of death and nigral neuronal density in a high-latitude region (2018)
Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology
Heiskanen L, Kivinen K, Gardberg M, Wahlsten P, Kaasinen V
(
B1 Journal article)

Aivojen kuvantaminen Parkinsonin taudin diagnostiikassa (2017)
Parkinson-postia
Valtteri Kaasinen
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Dopamine and Opioid Neurotransmission in Behavioral Addictions: A Comparative PET Study in Pathological Gambling and Binge Eating (2017)
Neuropsychopharmacology
Joonas Majuri, Juho Joutsa, Jarkko Johansson, Valerie Voon, Kati Alakurtti, Riitta Parkkola, Tuuli Lahti, Hannu Alho, Jussi Hirvonen, Eveliina Arponen, Sarita Forsback, Valtteri Kaasinen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)


Last updated on 2019-22-07 at 02:22