Professor, emerita, PhD, MD
Research Programs Unit , University of Helsinki
Marja-Riitta Taskinen, emerita Professor of internal medicine, is one of the most internationally acclaimed researchers in Finland. Professor Taskinen has over 400 original publications and over 100 reviews and chapters (H-Index 78).
The central themes of her research group have focused on the pathophysiology of lipid and lipoprotein metabolism in health and disease, in particular in Type 1 & 2 diabetes, genetics and treatment of dyslipidemias and prevention of CVD.