Tuomas Kiviniemi

Tuomas Kiviniemi

Principal investigator

Docent Tuomas Kiviniemi, MD, PhD, FESC, is a cardiologist and principal investigator of CAREAVR, CAREBANK and LAA-CLOSURE trial and founder of CAREFIB consortium.

Jarmo Gunn

Jarmo Gunn

Co-Founder of CAREBANK

Docent Jarmo Gunn, MD, PhD is a cardiac surgeon and Co-Founder of CAREBANK.

 
Maija Hollmen

Maija Hollmen

senior investigator @HollmenLab

PhD Maija Hollmen's team focuses on macrophage phenotype in cancer and cardiovascular disease. 

Tuija Vasankari

Tuija Vasankari

Research coordinator and project manager

Research coordinator and project manager Tuija Vasankari handles everyday coordination of the studies.

 
Minna Ampio

Minna Ampio

Research nurse

 

Eveliina Maaniitty

Eveliina Maaniitty

PhD student Eveliina Maaniitty’s primary focus is inflammation in coronary artery disease and peripheral artery disease.

 
Sami Sinisilta

Sami Sinisilta

PhD student Sami Sinisilta’s primary focus is inflammation in atrial fibrillation.

Ilkka Ruohonen

Ilkka Ruohonen

PhD student Ilkka Ruohonen focuses on the association of atrial cardiomyopathy and atrial fibrillation.

 
Arto Relander

Arto Relander

BM Arto Relander focuses on ascending aortic disease.

Veikko Lahtinen

Veikko Lahtinen

BM Veikko Lahtinen focuses on the role of macrophages in atrial fibrillation and atrial cardiomyopathy.

 
Joonas Lehto

Joonas Lehto

MD, PhD student Joonas Lehto focuses on the etiology and mechanisms of post-pericardiotomy syndrome.

 

Emily Pan

Emily Pan

MD, PhD student Emily Pan studies the epidemiology and pathology of ascending aortic aneurysms.

 
Emma Viikinkoski

Emma Viikinkoski

MD, PhD student Emma Viikinkoski studies systemic inflammatory response related to cardiac surgery.