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Pirkko Liisa Härkönen

Pirkko Liisa Härkönen, Finnish biology professor. Achievements include research in mechanisms of growth of hormone-regulated cancer. Member of American Association Cancer Research, Endocrine Society, Cancer Society(Turku).

Background

  • Härkönen, Pirkko Liisa was born on November 7, 1948 in Alavus, Finland.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Turku, Finland, 1974.

    Career

    • Assistant professor University Turku, 1975—1983, professor cell biology, 2000—2002. Postdoctoral fellow Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London, 1985—1987. Senior researcher Academy Finland, Helsinki, 1994—2000.

      Professor tumor biology Lund University, Finland, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in mechanisms of growth of hormone-regulated cancer.

    Membership

    Member of American Association Cancer Research, Endocrine Society, Cancer Society(Turku).

    Connections

    • Daughter of Aatos Albert Lampinen and Laimi Katariina Lampinen, née Saari. Married Jari Veli Härkönen, September 1, 1973. Children: Juho Petteri, Aarni Tapio.
    • father: Aatos Albert Lampinen
    • mother: Laimi Katariina Lampinen
    • spouse: Jari Veli Härkönen
    • children: Juho Petteri Härkönen
    • Aarni Tapio Härkönen
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    Born November 7, 1948
    (age 68)
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    • 1974
      University Turku
    • 1985 - 1987
      postdoctoral fellow, Imperial Cancer Research Fund
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1994
      senior, researcher Academy Finland
      Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
    • 2003
      professor, tumor biology Lund University
      Finland