Satu Mustjoki, MD, PhD
University of Helsinki
Dr. Satu Mustjoki received her medical degree at the University of Helsinki, Finland, and continued as a PhD student in the cancer biology group at Haartman Institute, Helsinki. She completed a specialty degree in clinical chemistry in the Laboratory of Hematology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland. Dr. Mustjoki is an adjunct professor (docent) of experimental hematology at the University of Helsinki and currently holds a position as academy research fellow at the Helsinki University Central Hospital.
The main themes in Dr. Mustjoki’s research have been the immunological aspects of leukemia therapy, leukemia stem cell targeting, and discovery of novel therapy targets. These research projects have led to several publications in high-impact journals such as Blood, Leukemia, and The New England Journal of Medicine, and the discoveries made in these projects have impacted the design of several academic clinical drug studies.