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physician

Carina Wallgren-Pettersson, Finnish physician. Licensed physician, 1982. Member governor board European Union-Funded Network Excellence Translational Research Europe Assessment Treatment Neuromuscular Diseases; Member European Society Human Genetics, Clinical Genetics Society.

Background

Wallgren-Pettersson, Carina was born on July 26, 1956 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland. Daughter of Henrik Wallgren and Carin Forsius-Wallgren.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, 1990. Specialist in Medical Genetics, University Helsinki, 1994.

Career

House officer in paediatrics, Helsinki, 1982-1984; researcher, Children's Hospital/University Helsinki, 1984-1990; senior registrar department medical genetics, Väestöliitto, Helsinki, 1990-1991; research fellow, Institute Medical Genetics/University Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom, 1991-1992; senior registrar Deputy Clinical Genetics, University Helsinki, 1992-1994; researcher, University Helsinki, since 1994; head of genetics, The Folkhälsan Department, 1995. Coordinator ENMC International Consortium on Myotubular Myopathy, since 1993, ENMC International Consortium on Nemaline Myopathy, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Licensed physician, 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member governor board European Union-Funded Network Excellence Translational Research Europe Assessment Treatment Neuromuscular Diseases. Member European Society Human Genetics, Clinical Genetics Society.

Connections

Married Tom E. Pettersson, 1980. Children: Tobias, Katarina.

father:
Henrik Wallgren

mother:
Carin Forsius-Wallgren

spouse:
Tom E. Pettersson

children:
Katarina Wallgren-Pettersson

Tobias Wallgren-Pettersson