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biology professor

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.

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