Office

Cancer IO is coordinated by the Helsinki University.

Our office team - Juha, Kat­riina, Petri, Mirjami and Heidi - can be reached at cancerio-​office@​helsinki.​fi

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Juha Klefström

Research Director

Juha is a FICAN Research Pro­fessor and Research Dir­ector in the Medical Faculty, Uni­versity of Hel­sinki. Klef­ström is an expert in trans­la­tional cancer research, breast cancer biology, immuno-oncology, and genet­ically engin­eered mouse models.

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Petri Lehto

Development Director

Petri has an extensive work exper­ience from working both in public and private sector where he has held leader roles in innov­ation policy and in public affairs. Petri has worked on IO since 2015. Petri holds a PhD in economics

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Heidi Haikala

Communications Manager

Heidi earned her PhD from the Trans­la­tional cancer biology research program, Uni­versity of Hel­sinki, and is obtaining her postdoc­toral training in Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School. Her expertise is in com­bin­ation cancer ther­apies & trans­la­tional research.

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Katriina Koski

Project Coordinator