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educator , Physician , cell biologist

Martti Arvi Parvinen, Finnish Cell biologist, physician, educator. Certified specialist physician in radiation therapy and oncology, Finland. Research grantee Academy Finland, 1973-1994, Sigrid Juselius Foundation, 1990-1997. Member Finnish Society for Histochemistry and Cell Biology (board directors), American Society for Cell Biology.

Background

Parvinen, Martti Arvi was born on October 22, 1941 in Pori, Finland. Son of Heikki Arvi and Hilkka Viktoria (Sikanen) Parvinen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Turku, Finland, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Turku, Finland, 1971.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow University Umeå, Sweden, 1972. Researcher Academy Finland, 1973-1976, 80-85. Physician Turku University Central Hospital, 1977-1979.

Junior lecturer department anatomy University Turku, 1968-1971, associate professor, since 1986. Visiting scientist Rockefeller University, New York City, 1982, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1990-1991.

Achievements

  • Certified specialist physician in radiation therapy and oncology, Finland.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: The Sertoli Cell, 1993. Contributor articles to medical journals, including Anatomical Record, Endocrine Revs., Histochemistry and Cell Biology.

Membership

Member Finnish Society for Histochemistry and Cell Biology (board directors), American Society for Cell Biology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Archipelago of Turku, Beethoven's piano sonatas, tent sauna baths.

Connections

Married Leena-Maija Siiri Kurkela, August 2, 1964. Children: Maija, Paavo, Aleksi.

father:
Heikki Arvi Parvinen

mother:
Hilkka Viktoria (Sikanen) Parvinen

spouse:
Leena-Maija Siiri Kurkela

child:
Paavo Parvinen

child:
Aleksi Parvinen

child:
Maija Parvinen