Teemu Kinnari, MD, PhD, Docent

KINNARI-TEEMU.jpgProfessional title: Clinical Associate Professor, Head of Laryngology Section
Education: MD 1993, MD PhD 2004, Specialist in ORL-HNS 2001, Docent degree 2010 all at the Univ. of Helsinki. PhD 2008 at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.  
Clinical interests: Laryngology
Areas of publications: Laryngology, bacterial biofilm diseases, biomaterials
Fellowships and visits: Research Fellowship at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain 2005-2007
Memberships: Finnish Association of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery (treasurer 2009-10), Finnish Society for Laryngology (president 2013-16), European Laryngological Society
Supervised PhD theses: 
2017 Jaakko Levón, Microbial adhesion on biomaterials and the source of human beta-defensin-3 in septic joint implant loosening
2019 Ramón Pérez Tanoira, "Race for the surface", competitive bacterial biofilm and host cell adhesion to the biomaterial surfaces