Professor Ala-Korpela's talks 2012-




2017

13.11.2017
Prof Ala-Korpela gives an invited talk at the American Heart Association Scientific Meeting in Anaheim, CA

Prof Ala-Korpela's talk at AHA is entitled NMR based lipidomics in cardiovascular risk. The talk is in PR.CVS.2305 (Room 26 - Prevention Health and Wellness; 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm). The Session is entitled The current state of lipidomic biomarkers for cardiovascular risk. This cardiovascular seminar is moderated by A/Prof Peter Meikle (Melbourne, Australia) & Dr Jeff Meeusen (Rochester, MN). Other presenters are Dr Ioanna Tzoulaki (London, UK), Prof Manuer Mayr (London, UK) and A/Prof Peter Meikle.

4.4.2017
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia

Prof Ala-Korpela’s talk is entitled Large-scale systems epidemiology – lipids and lipoproteins, and something about causality and translational issues. Prof Ala-Korpela’s visit and talk at the Baker Institute relates to planned forthcoming extensive scientific collaboration.

31.3.2017
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk at the Finnish Cardiology Society Meeting

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk, entitled Lipidomiikka, lipoproteiinien alaluokat ja metabolinen profilointi ­– epidemiologian uudet tuulet, at the Finnish Cardiology Society Spring Meeting 29.-31.3.2017 in Kuopio, Finland. The talk will be given in Finnish and it will be on Friday 31st March at 10:20 am.

The meeting program can be found here.

20.3.2017
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a research seminar at the Turku PET Centre, University of Turku

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a research seminar, entitled Quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale systems epidemiology - recent progress & translational aspects, at the Turku PET Centre, University of Turku. This talk is also part of the LIFESPAN (Lifespan of Cardiovascular, Inflammatory, Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders) seminar series.

3.3.2017
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk at the SAHMRI in the Heart Health seminar / University of Adelaide, Australia

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a research seminar, entitled Lipoprotein subclasses and their contrasting causal roles in coronary heart disease, at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) in Adelaide, Australia. The talk is part of the Heart Health seminar series.

2.3.2017
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk at the Future Industries Institute, University of South Australia

Prof Ala-Korpela's talk at the Future Industries Institute is entitled Quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale systems epidemiology - recent progress & translational aspects. The seminar is scheduled to start at 1 pm in seminar room MM1-05 in the Future Industries Institute, MM Building on Mawson Lakes Campus of the University of South Australia, Adelaide.

24.2.2017
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia

Prof Ala-Korpela's talk is entitled Quantitative metabolomics in large-scale epidemiology – where are we and (when) will translation emerge? This presentation is part of the 2017 Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute Friday seminar program.

21.2.2017
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk at the University of South Australia, City East Campus, Adelaide, Australia

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk, entitled Systemic metabolic effects of drinks, drugs & babies – large-scale metabolomics applications in observational epidemiology, in the Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre's Research Seminar at the University of South Australia, City East Campus, Adelaide, Australia. The talk takes place at 11 am at 3 Reid Building, Frome Rd.

13.2.2017
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a research seminar at the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a research seminar, entitled Quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale systems epidemiology - recent progress & translational aspects, at the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sha Tin.

12.1.2017
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a research seminar at the University of Valencia, Spain

Prof Ala-Korpela's talk is entitled Quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale systems epidemiology - recent progress & translational aspects.

10.1.2017
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a research seminar at Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona, Spain

Prof Ala-Korpela's talk is entitled Quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale systems epidemiology - recent progress & translational aspects. He will also visit the Centre for Omic Sciences (COS) in Reus.

2016

17.11.2016
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a research seminar at the University of Hong Kong

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a research seminar, entitled Quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale systems epidemiology ­ recent progress & translational aspects, at the University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences.

Date: November 17, 2016
Time: 4:30 pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre 2 (LT2)
Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre
Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road Pokfulam,
Hong Kong

11.11.2016
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a seminar at the SAHMRI / University of Adelaide, Australia

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a research seminar, entitled Quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale systems epidemiology - recent progress & translational aspects, at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) in Adelaide, Australia.

25.10.2016
Prof Ala-Korpela is hosting a short course in Metabolomics in Epidemiology at the University of Bristol

Course dates: 26-27 October 2016.
Course duration: 2 days (approximately 11 hours of lectures and 3 hours of practicals).
Course tutors: Professor Mika Ala-Korpela (course organiser), Professor Debbie Lawlor, Dr Peter Würtz, Dr Pasi Soininen, Antti Kangas & Qin Wang.
Organised by the School of Social and Community Medicine at the University of Bristol.
This year the course is kept as a pilot for invited University of Bristol staff, postgraduate students and selected collaborators.

Course aims and objectives
This course is an introductory course on omics sciences, particularly quantitative metabolomics, and their current and future role in epidemiology and medicine. It is aimed at familiarising participants with the basis and applications and integration of various omics disciplines. The focus will be in quantitative metabolomics, but a brief introduction, e.g., to genomics and transcriptomics will be given in the light of integration of multiple omics data sets and domains in systems epidemiology research. An overview on experimental issues as well as data characterisation and analyses is given with respect to key quantitative NMR and mass spec metabolomics methodologies. The focus is on the role of metabolomics and its applications, but in general systems epidemiology thinking remains on the background with an emphasis on understanding the relation between various omics spaces and the importance of their integration in modern epidemiology. The concept of "big data" will be introduced in relation to systems epidemiology and medicine. The role and concept of biobanking will be introduced and linked with electronic health records. Several exemplars of the above mentioned concepts are illustrated in real epidemiological research applications, including genetic background of systemic metabolism (so-called genome-wide association study approach) and how genetics, metabolomics and big data can enhance drug development.

Please see more at http://www.bristol.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/shortcourse/metabolomics-in-epidemiology/.

10.-11.10.2016
UK Wellcome Trust Hinxton Retreat on Defining the UK Roadmap for Biomedical Metabolic Phenotyping

Hinxton Retreats, held at Wellcome Genome Campus at Cambridge, are funded by UK Wellcome Trust. The are meant to be discussion of emerging, forward-looking and exciting areas of scientific and technical interest, including associated policy issues. Each meeting aims to be the best overall meeting in its field ­ the name "Hinxton Retreat" should be synonymous with quality meetings. The meetings are invitation-only, closed meetings for a maximum of 40 carefully chosen participants.

Prof Ala-Korpela was invited by the Wellcom Trust as one of the Scientific Programme Committee Members for the Hinxton Retreat on Defining the UK Roadmap for Biomedical Metabolic Phenotyping. His presentation in the Retreat was entitled Quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale epidemiology. He also chaired a session entitled Unmet biomedical challenges and associated technology needs.

More information about the Retreat here.

12.8.2016
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk at the Minerva Institute for Medical Research, Biomedicum (at 12 noon - BM1, 5. floor), Helsinki, on 12th August. His talk is entitled Quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale systems epidemiology.

Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research

9.5.2016
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk at the Cardiff University , School of Medicine, on 9th May. His talk is entitled Quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale epidemiology –­ A cost-effective base towards systems medicine. He will also be meeting Faculty Members at the Systems Immunity University Research Institute.

11.3.2016
Invited talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk at the China Kadoorie Biobank Meeting in Oxford on 11th March.

The China Kadoorie Biobank Annual Research Day is held on 11 March at the University of Oxford. Prof Ala-Korpela's invited talk is introducing quantitative serum NMR metabolomics together with some pilot results and the fascinating prospects of metabolomics applications in the CKB.

Program (PDF)

12.11.2015
Prof Ala-Korpela and Dr Würtz are talking at the BBMRI Metabolomics Workshop at the Leiden University Medical Center on 26th January 2016

BBMRI-NL actively promotes collaboration and standardization between biobanks in the Netherlands. In the lead of Prof Eline Slagboom the Leiden University Medical Centre has taken a forerunner position in applying quantitative serum NMR metabolomics in multiple cohorts hosted by the BBMRI-NL. The workshop on 26-27 January 2016 is the second seminar in succession focusing on metabolomics applications in BBMRI-NL.

Prof Ala-Korpela's talk will focus on analytical and sample quality control issues in serum metabolomics and Dr Würtz will highlight some recent biological novelties in this field from the Computational Medicine Research Team.

Preliminary program (PDF)

Biobanking and BioMolecular resources Research Infrastructure The Netherlands (BBMRI-NL)

2015

13.11.2015
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk at the Biocenter Oulu and Biocenter Kuopio minisymposium at the University of Eastern Finland on 13th November 2015

The Computational Medicine Team has been selected as part of Biocenter Oulu for the period 2016-2019. The annual minisymposium of Biocenter Oulu and Biocenter Kuopio is this year focusing on protein and metabolite research.

Prof Ala-Korpela's talk, entitled Quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale epidemiology ­ A cost-effective base towards systems medicine, will be at 13:20 - 13:35 in the Tietoteknia Auditorium at the University of Eastern Finland.

Program (PDF)

25.10.2015
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk at The 10th International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10) in Shenzhen, China

The ICG-10 will take place in Shenzhen, China, on October 22-25, 2015. According to the Chairman of the ICG Organizing Committee, Prof. Huanming Yang: "ICG-10 will mark the beginning of a new cycle, as we observe how ‘omics’ research will further transform scientific discoveries into better treatments, and promote better health in the next decade." Prof Ala-Korpela's invited talk is entitled Cost-effective quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale epidemiology and is in the afternoon on October 25th.

The 10th International Conference of Genomics

24.10.2015
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited Opening Keynote Speech at the Hong Kong Public Health Forum 2015

The Hong Kong Public Health Forum 2015 on October 24 will focus on Extracting Meaning from Data: Cohorts and Deep Analytics. Prof Ala-Korpela's invited Opening Keynote Speech will focus on the role of multiple new ‘omics data in epidemiology and public health and how the application of these new analytical technologies can enhance the scientific value of individual population cohorts. Quantitative high-throughput serum metabolomics is presented as an example of a new analytical approach to discover potentially important new biomarkers, which could provide better risk stratification both in primary and secondary prevention, and concomitantly lead to better maintenance of individual health and result in overall cost-savings in health care.

In the afternoon (2:30 pm) on October 27th, Prof Ala-Korpela will also give a scientifically focused talk, entitled Quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale epidemiology – A cost-effective base towards systems medicine, at the Public Health Research Centre at the University of Hong Kong. This talk will discuss cost-effective quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale systems epidemiology and illustrate the benefits of combining multiple ‘omics data in population-based cohorts. Examples of applying Mendelian randomization analysis to get causal understanding of the metabolic phenomena as well as new applications of comprehensive metabolic phenotyping of drug effects will be presented.

School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong

14.9.2015
Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk at the Big Data Workshop in Oulu on 14th September 2015

Prof Ala-Korpela's talk, entitled The Role of Omics Profiling in Epidemiology, Public Health and Future Medicine, will be at 12:30 - 13:30. The Workshop is in the lecture hall F101 (physiology) at the University of Oulu Medical Campus at 09:15 - 16:00.

2.9.2015
Prof Ala-Korpela puhuu Tieteen päivillä Oulussa 2.9.2015: Mitä verianalyysit kertovat terveydestä ja sairauksista?

Professori Ala-Korpela puhuu Tieteen päivillä keskiviikkona tiedesessiossa Sattumalta terve, osa II, klo 19.10 ­ 20.00. Puheen aiheena on Mitä verianalyysit kertovat terveydestä ja sairauksista? Veren biomarkkereita käytetään lääketieteessä terveyden mittareina ja sairauksien riskien ennustajina. Verensokeri diagnosoi diabeteksen. Diagnoosi perustuu raja-arvoon ja on testihetken tilanne. Kolesteroli ennustaa sydän- ja verisuonitautien kehittymisen riskiä. Sattumalla on kuitenkin tulevaisuuden suhteen merkittävä rooli: vain noin puolella sairastuvista henkilöistä on riskitasolla oleva kolesteroli. Onko mitään tehtävissä sattuman taltuttamiseksi sairauksien riskien arvioinnissa?

Tieteen päivät Oulussa

30.7.2015
Key-note Lecture by Prof Ala-Korpela (30 July 2015 - 9:00-10:00 am)

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited Key-note Lecture entitled Metabolomics in precision medicine on 30th July at the HandsOn: Biobanks meeting in Milan, Italy (29-31 July 2015).

HandsOn Biobanks meeting 2015

13.6.2015
Talks by Prof Ala-Korpela (13 June 2015 - 5:00-6:30 pm & 14 June 2015 - 7:45-8:45 am)

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited Plenary talk entitled Metabolite and lipid profiling in cardiovascular risk assessment on 13th June and an invited Breakfast Workshop talk entitled Cost-effective quantitative serum metabolomics in large-scale epidemiology on 14th June at the 25th European Meeting on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection in Milan, Italy (12-15 June 2015).

European Meeting on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection

2014

2.9.2014
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela (2 Sep 2014 - 11:22)

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk entitled Metabolomic approach for biomarker screening in the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2014, in the session focusing on Novel circulating biomarkers predicting atherosclerosis, in Barcelona, Spain. The Congress is expected to be a true representation of scientific developments in the field; a record number of 11,444 abstracts from 100 countries have been submitted.

The website of ESC Congress 2014.

3.7.2014
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk entitled Quantitative serum nuclear magnetic resonance metabolomics in cardiovascular epidemiology and genetics in the European Society of Cardiology Working Group, Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology, Satellite Symposium on Circulating Biomarkers for Cardiovascular Disease for the Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology 2014 Meeting in Barcelona, Spain.

Symposium on Circulating Biomarkers in Atherosclerosis

12-13.6.2014
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk entitled Computational medicine: a multidisciplinary and global endeavour to understand health and disease aetiology in the Conference on Epidemiological Birth Cohort Studies, dedicated to the memory of Professor Paula Rantakallio, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland.

18.2.2014
Plenary talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited plenary talk entitled Computational medicine: a multidisciplinary and global endeavour to understand health and disease aetiology in the 11th Science Day of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland.

2013

15.11.2013
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk entitled High-throughput serum NMR metabolomics – systems epidemiology with clinical potential in the Meeting of the Finnish Pharmacological Society, University of Oulu, Finland.

10.10.2013
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a lecture on Computational medicine: a multidisciplinary and global endeavour to understand health and disease aetiology in the Netherlands Metabolomics Centre workshop Towards European Metabolomics Initiatives in Noordwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands.

8.7.2013
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a lecture on High-throughput metabolic phenotyping of serum – towards systems epidemiology of common metabolic disorders in the Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK.

28.-29.6.2013
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a lecture on High-throughput metabolic phenotyping of serum – new insights into epidemiology and genetics in the 1st Meeting of the International Spine and Pain Consortium (ISPC) – "Phenotypes Revisited" in Hong Kong.

21.5.2013
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a lecture on High-throughput serum NMR metabolomics – systems epidemiology with clinical potential in King's College & St.Thomas' Hospital in London, UK.

13.-14.5.2013
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk on High-throughput metabolic phenotyping of serum – towards systems epidemiology of common metabolic disorders in the Belgian Metabolomics Society and the Netherlands Metabolomics Centre Joint Scientific Meeting in Spa, Belgium.

26.-28.4.2013
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk on Metabolomics, new insights for genetics and epidemiology in the Scientific collaboration meeting between University College London & Karolinska Institutet, Cumberland Lodge in Windsor, West Berkshire, UK.

21.3.2013
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk on High-throughput serum NMR metabolomics - from systems epidemiology to the clinic? Biocenter Oulu Seminar Series, University of Oulu & Biocenter Oulu, Finland.

7.3.2013
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk on High-throughput serum NMR metabolomics – systems epidemiology with clinical potential in the University of Tromsø, Department of Community Medicine in Tromsø, Norway.

19.2.2013
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk on High-throughput serum NMR metabolomics – systems epidemiology with clinical potential in the University of Umeå, Sweden.

7.2.2013
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk on Lots of people & experiments – computational medicine in the XII Lääketieteellisen fysiikan ja tekniikan päivät, University of Oulu, Finland.

2012

17.12.2012
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk on High-throughput serum NMR metabolomics – from systems epidemiology to the clinic?
UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science, University College London, UK.

29.-30.10.2012
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk on High-throughput serum NMR metabolomics – the new era in epidemiology & genetics in the Metabolomics Workshop, Swedish NMR Centre, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

20.-21.9.2012
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk on High-throughput serum NMR metabolomics – epidemiology in the biobanking era in the Biobanks and International Biobank Summit: Future Directions Conference, Uppsala University, Sweden.

27.7.2012
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk on High-throughput serum NMR – the new era in epidemiology & genetics in the Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, UK.

13.7.2012
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk on High-throughput serum NMR – the new era in epidemiology & genetics in the Institute Physico-Chemical Medicine in Moscow, Russia.

22.5.2012
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk on High-throughput serum NMR metabolomics – the new era in epidemiology & genetics in the Richard Doll Seminars in Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Oxford, UK.

2.5.2012
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk on High-throughput serum NMR metabolomics – towards epidemiological systems biology in Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Cardiovascular Research School in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

26.-29.4.2012
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving an invited talk on Metabolic profiling and hypertension in the 22nd Scientific Meeting of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH), ExCeL in London, UK.

23.3.2012
Talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a talk on High-throughput serum NMR metabolomics – the new era in epidemiology & genetics in the School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, UK.

8.-9.2.2012
Plenary talk by Prof Ala-Korpela

Prof Ala-Korpela is giving a plenary talk entitled High-throughput serum NMR metabonomes – the new era of metabolic phenotyping in epidemiology & GWAS in the EGG/EAGLE Human genetics symposium in London, UK.