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university of tampere: faculty of medicine and life sciences: national doctoral programme of musculoskeletal disorders and biomaterials (tbdp):
Faculty of Medicine and Life SciencesUniversity of TampereFaculty of Medicine and Life Sciences
National Doctoral Programme of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Biomaterials (TBDP)

Dissertations: (2007-)

 

No Date Name Title University Supervisor(s)
1 12.1.2007 Pajamäki Ilari Mechanosensitivity of Bone Tampere Teppo Järvinen & Harri Sievänen 
2 19.1.2007 Vasara Anna Autologous Chondrocyte Transplantation, Properties of the Repair Tissue in Humans and in Animal Models Eastern Finland   Ilkka Kiviranta & Heikki Helminen
3 2.2.2007 Saarakkala Simo Pre-clinical Ultrasound Diagnostics of Articular Cartilage and Subchondral bone Eastern Finland Jukka Jurvelin, Juha Töyräs & Heikki Helminen
4 11.5.2007 Nieminen Heikki Acoustic Properties of Articular Cartilage: Effect of Composition, Structure and Mechanical Loading Eastern Finland Jukka Jurvelin & Juha Töyräs
5 15.6.2007 Huttunen Minna Nutrition and Bone Metabolism: In Vivo Effects of Inorganic Phosphate on Rats and In vitro Effects of Bioactive Tripeptides on Human Osteoblasts Helsinki Christel Lamberg-Allardt & Mikael Ahlström
6 27.6.2007 Sahlman Janne Chondrodysplasia Caused by Defects in the Col2al Gene Eastern Finland Mikko Lammi, Heikki Helminen, Kaija Puustjärvi & Heikki Kröger
7 24.8.2007 Jokihaara Jarkko Chronic Renal Insufficiency and Bone Tampere Teppo Järvinen & Ilkka Pörsti 
8 24.8.2007 Sierpowska Joanna Electrical and Dielectric Characterization of Trabecular Bone Quality Eastern Finland Reijo Lappalainen, Juha Töyräs & Jukka Jurvelin
9 2.11.2007 Muhonen Pirkko-Liisa Application of RNAi to Silence Tartrate-resistant Acid Phosphatase: Unexpected Effects on the Monocyte-Macrophage Lineage Turku Kalervo Väänänen & Tiina Laitala-Leinonen
10 2.11.2007 Chengjuan Qu Articular Cartilage Proteoglycan Synthesis and Sulfation Eastern Finland Mikko Lammi
11 16.11.2007 Tiainen Johanna Bioresorbable Plain and Ciprofloxacin-releasing Self-reinforced PLGA 80/20 Implants’ Suitability for Craniofacial Surgery. Histological and Mechanical Assessment Oulu Nureddin Ashammakhi & Timo Waris
12 14.12.2007 Kuuliala Krista Innate Immunity and Its Control in the Pathogenesis of Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases Helsinki Heikki Repo Arto Orpana & Pteri Salvén
13 28.3.2008 Pekkinen Minna Regulation of Osteoblast Differentiation and Gene Expression by Phosphodiesterases and Bioactive Peptides Helsinki Christel Lamberg-Allardt & Mikael Ahlström
14 18.4.2008 Kivelä Riikka Blood and Lymphatic Vessels and Their Growth Factors in Skeletal Muscle: Effects of Exercise and Diabetes Jyväskylä Heikki Kainulainen
15 26.5.2008 Ahmed S. Ali  Oral Immune Defense against Chronic Hyperplastic Candidosis Helsinki Yrjö T. Konttinen & Jarkko Hietanen
16 6.6.2008 Nissi Mikko  Magnetic Resonance Parameters in Quantitative Evaluation of Articular Cartilage: Studies on T1 and T2 Relaxation Time Eastern Finland Jukka Jurvelin & Miika Nieminen
17 27.6.2008 Muhonen Virpi  Bone–biomaterial Interface: The Effects of Surface Modified NiTi Shape Memory Alloy on Bone Cells and Tissue Oulu  Juha Tuukkanen
18 8.8.2008 Julkunen Petro  Relationships between Structure, Composition and Function or Articular Cartilage – Studies based on Fibril Reinforced Poroviscoelastic Modeling Eastern Finland Jukka Jurvelin & Rami Korhonen
19 15.8.2008 Valkealahti (ent. Kellinsalmi) Maarit  The Effects of Bisphosphonates and COX-2 Inhibitors on the Bone Remodelling Unit Oulu Petri Lehenkari & Martti Hämäläinen
20 23.9.2008 Berberat (ent. Kurkijärvi) Jatta  Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Native and Repaired Articular Cartilage: An Experimental and Clinical Approach Eastern Finland Jukka Jurvelin & Miika Nieminen
21 17.10.2008 Waris Eero Bioabsorbable materials for osteosynthesis and small joint arthoplasty in the hand Helsinki Yrjö T. Konttinen
22 14.11.2008 Riekkinen Ossi Development and Application of Ultrasound Backscatter Methods for the Diagnostics of Trabecular Bone Eastern Finland Jukka Jurvelin, Juha Töyräs & Mikko Hakulinen
23 6.2.2009 Ma Guofeng ADAMs, Osteoclastogenesis and Bone Destruction in the Loosening of the Totally Replaced Hip Helsinki Yrjö T. Konttinen & Jari Salo
24 21.2.2009 Olkku Anu Glucocorticoid-Induced Changes in Osteoblastic Cells: Cross-Talk with Wnt and Glutamate Signalling Pathways Eastern Finland Anitta Mahonen & Annikka Linnala-Kankkunen
25 13.3.2009 Leppänen Olli Postnatal Bone Ontogeny Tampere Teppo Järvinen & Harri Sievänen 
26 14.3.2009 Jämsen Esa Epidemiology of Infected Knee Replacement Tampere Teemu Moilanen & Matti Lehto
27 27.3.2009 Lempainen Lasse Surgical Treatment of Hamstring Injuries and Disorders – the Clinical Spectrum from Chronic Tendinopathy to Complete Rupture Turku Sakari Orava & Janne Sarimo
28 3.6.2009 Laas Karin Health-Related Quality of Life, Costs and Treatment of Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases in Routine Practice - With special emphasis on biological drugs Helsinki Marjatta Leirisalo-Repo
29 3.6.2009 Nieminen Jyrki Effect of Functional Loading of Remodellinf in Canine, and Normal and Collagen Type II Transgenic Murine Bone Eastern Finland Heikki Helminen, Heikki Kröger & Kaija Puustjärvi-Sunabacka
30 12.6.2009 Fagerlund Katja Osteoclastic Tartrate-Resistant Acid Phosphatase 5b - Diagnostic Use and Biological Significance in Bone Physiology Turku Kalervo Väänänen & Jussi Halleen
31 12.6.2009 Nikander Riku Exercise-Loading and Bone Structure Jyväskylä Ari Heinonen, Harri Sievänen & Pekka Kannus
32 17.6.2009 Koivuniemi Riitta Causes of Death in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis over a 40-year Period - with Special Emphasis on Autopsy Helsinki Marjatta Leirisalo-Repo & Leena Paimela
33 27.6.2009 Korhonen Marko Effects of Aging and Training on Sprint Performance, Muscle Structure and Contractile Function in Athletes Jyväskylä Harri Suominen & Antti Mero
34 21.8.2009 Kiviranta Panu Novel Quantitative Methods for the Diagnosis of Cartilage Degeneration Eastern Finland Jukka Jurvelin, Heikki Helminen & Juha Töyräs
35 18.9.2009 Pasanen Kati Floorball Injuries: Epidemiology and Injury Prevention by Neuromuscular Training Tampere Pekka Kannus & Jari Parkkari
36 16.10.2009 Sun Yi  Intracellular Membrane Trafficking in Osteoclasts - The Role of Direct Rab protein-Rac1 Interactions in the Targeting of Intracellular Vesicles Turku Kalervo Väänänen
37 4.12.2009 Sipola Annina  Effects of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF-A) and Endostatin on Bone Oulu Juha Tuukkanen
38 4.12.2009 Kokkonen Hanna  Aspects of Bone Sugar Biology – Pectin Nanocoatings of Hard Tissue Implants Oulu Juha Tuukkanen
39 4.12.2009 Ainola Mari  Pannus Invasion into Cartilage and Bone in Rheumatoid Arthritis Helsinki Yrjö T. Konttinen & Jari Salo
40 11.12.2009 Kaleva Erna Optimization of Quantitative High-frequency Ultrasound Imaging of Articular Cartilage Eastern Finland Jukka Jurvelin, Juha Töyräs & Simo Saarakkala
41 26.2.2010 Kääriä Sanna Low Back Disorders in the Long Term among Employees in the Engineering Industry.  A Study with 5- 10- and 28-Year Follow ups. Jyväskylä Esko Mälkiä & Päivi Leino-Arjas
42 31.3.2010 Praseet Poduval Basement Membrane and Provisional Matrix Components in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sjögren's Syndrome Helsinki Yrjö T. Konttinen
43 12.4.2010 Beklen Arzu Characterization of Cytokines Matrix Metalloproteinases and Toll-like Receptors in the Human Periodontal Tissue Destruction Helsinki Yrjö T. Konttinen & Timo Sorsa
44 14.5.2010 Auvinen Juha Neck, Shoulder and Low Back Pain in Adolescence Oulu Jaro Karppinen, Simo Taimela & Tuija Tammelin
45 18.6.2010 Vuorimaa Hanna-Elina Pain in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Parents and Children as Agents of Disease Management Helsinki Nina Santavirta & Visa Honkanen
46 18.6.2010 Liikavainio Tuomas Biomechanics of Gait and Physical Function in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis Eastern Finland Jukka Jurvelin &  Jari Arokoski
47 9.8.2010 Rantalainen Timo Neuromuscular Function and Bone Geometry and Strength in Aging Jyväskylä Paavo Komi, Ari Heinonen & Vesa Linnamo
48 20.8.2010 Piitulainen Harri Functional Adaptation of Sarcolemma to Physical Stress Jyväskylä Paavo Komi & Janne Avela
49 20.8.2010 Leppänen Tiina Protein Kinase C in the Regulation of Inflammatory Genes iNOS and TTP Tampere Eeva Moilanen & Raimo K. Tuominen
50 27.8.2010 Matikka Hanna The Effect of Metallic Implants on the RF Energy Absorbtion and Temperature Changes in Head Tissues Eastern Finland Reijo Lappalainen & Jafar Keshvari
51 2.10.2010 Rinne Marjo Effects of Physical Activity, Specific Exercise and Traumatic Brain Injury on Motor Abilities. Theorelical and Pragmatic Assessment. Jyväskylä Esko Mälkiä & Seppo Miilunpalo
52 22.10.2010 Ahola Riikka Measurement of Bone Exercise Oulu Timo Jämsä
53 5.11.2010 Mikkola Tuija Genetic and Enviromental Contributions to Bone Structural Strength in Postmenopausal Vomen Jyväskylä Ari Heinonen, Sarianna Sipilä & Harri Sievänen
54 19.11.2010 Myllymaa Katja Novel Carbon Coatings and Surface Texturing for Improving Biological Response of Orthopedic implant Materials Eastern Finland Reijo Lappalainen, Yrjö T. Konttinen & Virpi Tiitu
55 19.11.2010 Myllymaa Sami Novel Micro- and Nanotechnological Approaches for Improving the Performance of Implantable Biomedical Devices Eastern Finland Reijo Lappalainen & Juha Töyräs
56 26.11.2010 Ronkainen Paula Towards Powerful Age - Association between Hormone Replacement Therapy and Skeletal Muscle Jyväskylä Vuokko Kovanen & Sarianna Sipilä
57 28.1.2011 Madanat Rami The Use of Radiostereometric Analysis in Fractures of Distal Radius: from Phantom Models to Clinical Applications Turku Hannu Aro
58 29.1.2011 Kärkkäinen Matti The Physical Capacity and Supplementation of Vitamin D and Calcium in Postmenopausal Vomen Eastern Finland Heikki Kröger & Jukka Jurvelin
59 11.3.2011 Rieppo Jarno The Spectoscopic and Microscopic Analysis of Immature and Mature Articular Cartilage Eastern Finland Heikki  Helminen
60 18.3.2011 Antti Aula Computed Tomography and Ultrasound Methods for Simultaneus Evaluation of Articular Cartilage and Subchondral Bone Eastern Finland Jukka Jurvelin
61 25.3.2011 Pauliina Porola Sex Steroids in Sjögren's Syndrome Helsinki Yrjö T. Konttinen & Dan C.E Nordström
62 27.5.2011 Eija Pöllänen Regulation of Gene Expression and Steroidogenesis in Skeletal Muscle of Postmenopausal Women - With Emphasis on the Effects of Hormone Replacement and Power Training Jyväskylä Vuokko Kovanen & Sarianna Sipilä
63 22.6.2011 Tuomas Virén Arthroscopic Ultrasound Imaging of Articular Cartilage Eastern Finland Juha Töyräs & Jukka Jurvelin
64 28.6.2011 Mika Venojärvi Roles of Exercise Training with Dietary Counselling and Muscle Fibre Composition in the Regulation of Glucose Metabolism in Middle-aged Subjects with Impaired Glucose Tolerance Eastern Finland Osmo Hänninen & Mustafa Atalay
65 26.8.2011 Susanna Kinnunen Oxidative Stress in Skeletal Muscle after Acute Exercise Eastern Finland Osmo Hänninen & Mustafa Atalay
66 9.9.2011 Niko Paalanne  Postural balance, isometric trunk muscle strength, and low back symptoms among young adults Oulu Jaro Karppinen
67 10.9.2011 Ma Hongqiang   Adaptation of bone to physical activity and diet-induced obesity Jyväskylä Harri Suominen
68 8.10.2011

Saija

Karinkanta

To Keep Fit and Function. Effects of three exercise programs on multiple risk factors for falls and related fractures in home-dwelling women Tampere Ari Heinonen, Pekka Kannus
69 28.10.2011 Leiting Xu   Influence of Muscle, Fat and Hormones on Bone Development in Women, A Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Study Spanning Three Generations Jyväskylä Sulin Cheng
70 2.12.2011 Markus Paananen Multi-site musculoskeletal pain in adolescence: occurrence, determinants, and consequences Oulu Jaro Karppinen
71 9.12.2011 Hanna Tölli Reindeer-derived bone protein extract in the healing of bone defects: evaluation of various carrier materials and delivery systems Oulu Timo Jämsä & Pekka Salovaara

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15.12.2011 Maarit Kangas Development of accelerometry-based fall detection : from laboratory environment to real life Oulu Timo Jämsä
73 20.1.2012 Nina Zaproudina Methodological Aspects of Use of Infrared Thermography in Healthy Individuals and Patients with Non-specific Musculoskeletal Disorders Eastern Finland Matti Närhi & Reijo Lappalainen
74 24.2.2012 Pirjo Honkanen Metacarpophalangeal arthroplasty and partial wrist fusion as a surgical treatment in rheumatoid hand disease Tampere Matti Lehto

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24.2.2012 Pauli Keränen Use of bioactive glasses as porous implant surface inlays, a laser-deposited coating and peri-implant bone graft extender Helsinki Hannu Aro & Bertel Kommonen

76

24.2.2012 Leena Ristolainen Sports injuries in Finnish elite cross-country skiers, swimmers, long-distance runners and soccer players Jyväskylä Urho Kujala
77 23.3.2013 Annu Näkki Search for Susceptibility Genes in Osteoarthritis Helsinki Urho Kujala % Janna Saarela
78 14.9.2012 Janek Frantzén  Bioactive glass in lumbar spondylodesis. A pre-clinical and clinical study Turku Hannu Aro & Esa Kotilainen
79 30.11.2012 Arto Koistinen Improvement of orthopaedic bone screws by DLC coatings - In vitro methods for testing of screw fixation strength Eastern Finland Reijo Lappalainen
80 1.12.2012 Simon Walker Acute neuromuscular and hormonal responses and chronic adaptations to hypertrophic resistance training: with special reference to constant versus variable resistance Jyväskylä Keijo Häkkinen
81 8.12.2012 Harri Kokkonen Development and evaluation of delayed CT arthrography of cartilage Eastern Finland Juha Töyräs
82 12.12.2012 Jukka Pajarinen Toll-like receptors and macrophage polarization in the loosening of total hip replacements Helsinki Yrjö T. Konttinen & Jari Salo
83 12.12.2012 Lassi Rieppo Infrared spectroscopic characterization of articular cartilage Eastern Finland Jukka Jurvelin
84 15.12.2012 Hertta Pulkkinen The use of recombinant human type II collagen for articular cartilage tissue engineering Eastern Finland Mikko Lammi
85 15.12.2012 Toni Rikkonen Physical activity and muscle strength as predictors of bone loss and fractures in perimenopausal women Eastern Finland Heikki Kröger  
86 9.2.2013 Jouni Kallio Motor unit activation and spinal excitability in young and elderly males during isometric and dynamic muscle actions Jyväskylä Vesa Linnamo & Paavo Komi
87 15.3.2013 Emilia Kaivosoja Improvement of osseointegration: guiding cells with external factors including a novel surface microstructure and recognizing bacterial infections Aalto University Mervi Paulasto-Kröckel & Yrjö T. Konttinen
88 15.3.2013 Janne Koivumäki Biomechanical modeling of proximal femur: Development of finite element models to simulate fractures Oulu Timo Jämsä
89 22.3.2013 Mika Mononen Computational Modeling of Knee Joint Mechanics Under Impact and Gait Cycle Loading - Studies Based on Fibril Reinforced Models of Articular Cartilage Eastern Finland Rami Korhonen, Jukka Jurvelin & Petro Julkunen
90 23.3.2013 Antti Huuskonen The role of adiposity, growth and inflammation related gene variants in physical performance and body composition Eastern Finland Mustafa Atalay
91 3.4.2013 Laura Kyllönen Effects of Biochemical and Mechanical Signals on Osteogenic Differentiation of Adipose Stem Cells in Vitro Tampere

Susanna Miettinen & Suvi Haimi

92 27.4.2013 Teemu Långsjö Collagen Network of the Articular Cartilage: Ultrastructural Stereologic Analysis Eastern Finland

Heikki Helminen

93 1.6.2013 Siru Turunen Osmotic and Mechanical Loading of Chondrocytes in Situ - Effect of the Extracellular and Pericellular Matrix on Cell Volume and Morphology Eastern Finland

Rami Korhonen, Mikko Lammi, Simo Saarakkala

94 7.6.2013 Riikka Juhakoski Hip Osteoarthritis; Risk Factors and Effects
of Exercise Therapy
Eastern Finland

Jari Arokoski & Timo Lakka

95 7.6.2013 Petteri Lankinen PET imaging of osteomyelitis – Feasibility of 18F-FDG, 68Ga-chloride and 68Ga-DOTAVAP-P1 tracers in staphylococcal bone infections Turku

Hannu Aro

96 15.6.2013 Inari Tamminen Assessment of Bone Quality in Pediatric
and Adult Patients with Osteoporosis
Eastern Finland

Heikki Kröger, Jukka Jurvelin & Hanna Isaksson

97 7.8.2013 Jari Leskinen Acoustic Techniques for Pharmaceutical Process Monitoring Measurements in Tablet Manufacturing and Quality Control Eastern Finland

Reijo Lappalainen, Jarkko Ketolainen & Mikko Hakulinen

98 15.8.2013

 

Nami Sugiyama

Cooperation of MT1-MMP and receptor tyrosine kinase signalling in cancer cell invasion Helsinki

Kaisa Lehti & Jorma Keski-Oja

99 31.8.2013 Ritva Taipale Acute neuromuscular, cardiorespiratory and endocrine responses and chronic adaptations to combined strength and endurance training in recreationally endurance trained men and women Jyväskylä

Keijo Häkkinen, Heikki Kyröläinen & Ari Nummela

100 6.9.2013 Mikael Turunen

Spectroscopic Characterization of Bone Composition:
Alterations during Bone Formation, Maturation and Aging

Eastern Finland

Hanna Isaksson & Jukka Jurvelin

101 25.10.2013 Sara Nganga

Development of porous glass-fiber reinforced composite for bone implants. Evaluation of antimicrobial effect and implant fixation.

Turku

Pekka Vallittu & Niko Moritz

102 22.11.2013 Heini Karp
Dietary phosphorus sources and their acute effects on mineral metabolism in healthy women
Helsinki

Christel Lamberg-Allardt

 103 17.1.2014 Riina Moilanen
Heterotopic ossification in skin. Special focus on multiple miliary osteoma cutis and the role of bone morphogenetic proteins
Oulu

 Juha Tuukkanen

 104 14.2.2014 Niina Ahola
In Vitro Studies of Bioabsorbable and Antibiotic Releasing Composites for the Treatment of Osteomyelitis
Tampere

 Minna Kellomäki

 105 17.4.2014 Sanna Turunen
 

Protein-bound citrulline and homocitrulline in rheumatoid arthritis : confounding features arising from structural homology

Oulu

 Juha Risteli

106 31.7.2014 Dogu Baran Audogan
Contour Tree Connectivity and Analysis of Microstructures
Tampere

Jari Hyttinen

 107 9.8.2014  Mikko Finnilä
 Bone toxicity of persistent organic pollutants
Oulu

 Juha Tuukkanen

 108 20.9.2014 Markus Malo
 Quantitative Characterization of Proximal Femur Using Ultrasound Pulse-Echo Measurements
Kuopio

Juha Töyräs

109 20.9.2014 Sami Väänänen
Functional imaging of proximal femur by combining dual energy X-ray imaging and finite element simulations
Kuopio

Hanna Isaksson

 110 27.9.2014  Rita Rinnankoski-Tuikka
 The Effects of Physical Activity and Diet Change on Intracellular Lipids and Metabolism in Mice with Diet-Induced Obesity
Jyväskylä

 Heikki Kainulainen

 111 4.10.2014 Merja Hoffren-Mikkola
 Functional muscle architecture in aging
Jyväskylä

 Paavo Komi

112 31.1.2015 Jarkko Leskinen
Ultrasound stimulation of bone and cartilage : : interactions in common in vitro and tissue engineering configurations
Kuopio

Kullervo Hynynen

113 21.2.2015 Suvi Itkonen
Dietary Phosphorus – Bioavailability and Associations with Vascular Calcification in a Middle-Aged Finnish Population
Helsinki

Christel Lamberg-Allardt

114 13.3.2015 Antti Soininen
Studies of diamond-like carbon and diamond-like carbon polymer hybrid coatings deposited with filtered pulsed arc discharge method for biomedical applications
Helsinki

Tom Pettersson

115 20.3.2015 Jari Rautiainen
Novel magnetic resonance imaging techniques for articular cartilage and subchondral bone: Studies on MRI relaxometry and short echo time imaging
Oulu

Miika Nieminen

116 9.5.2015 Jani Takatalo
Degenerative findings on MRI of the lumbar spine. Prevalence, environmental determinants and association with low back symptoms
Oulu

Jaro Karppinen

117 12.5.2015 Masood Tahir
Calf muscle activation strategies in healthy and injured Achilles tendon conditions
Jyväskylä

Taija Juutinen

118 15.8.2015 Zekine Pündük
Effects of exercise and alpha-lipoic acid supplementation on brain tissue protection in experimental diabetes
Kuopio

Mustafa Atalay

119 22.8.2015 Päivi Rauma
Associations between life satisfaction, depression, antidepressant use, and bone
Kuopio

Risto Honkanen

 
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