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Mikael von und zu Fraunberg

Curriculum vitae

Previous professional appointments:
Staff Neurosurgeon, KUH Neurosurgery, Jan 2013–Mar 2013
Staff Neurosurgeon (50%) and Clinical Researcher (50%), KUH Neurosurgery (competed research position), Dec 2011–Dec 2012
Resident, KUH Neurosurgery, Dec 2006–Nov 2011
General Practioner, Occupational Health Care Center, Rovaniemi, Oct 2006–Nov 2006
General Practioner, Rovaniemi City Health Care Center, Jan 2006–Jun 2006
Post Doc Researcher, Porphyria Research Center, Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Oct 2005–Nov 2005
Resident, Neurology, Lapland Central Hospital, Rovaniemi, Mar 2005–Sep 2005
Resident, Surgery, Lapland Central Hospital, Rovaniemi, Feb 2004–Mar 2005
Resident, Internal Medicine, Lapland Central Hospital, Rovaniemi, Aug 2003–Jan 2004
Researcher, Ph.D. Student, Porphyria Research Center, Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Aug 1998–Jul 2003
Assistant Physician, Department of Internal Medicine Keski-Pohjanmaa Central Hospital, Kokkola, Jun 1997–Jul 1997

Education and training:
Docent in Neurosurgery, UEF University of Eastern Finland, Dec 2013
Neurosurgeon, UEF University of Eastern Finland, Nov 2011
Ph.D. in Medicine, University of Helsinki, Apr 2003
Thesis: Molecular genetics of variegate porphyria in Finland http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:952-10-0970-5
M.Sc. in Economics (kauppatieteen maisteri) (major: Finance), Helsinki School of Economics (with honours: oivallisesti), Dec 2001
Licentiate in Medicine (M.D.), University of Helsinki, Oct 1999
LL.M. Master of Laws (oikeustieteen kandidaatti), University of Helsinki (with honours: oivallisesti), Jun 1994
M.Sc. in Technology (diplomi-insinööri) (Computer Science), Helsinki University of Technology (with honours: oivallisesti), Dec 1993

Neurosurgical education:
Board Certified Neurosurgeon, UEF University of Eastern Finland, Nov 2011
Specialist training in neurosurgery, UEF and KUH Neurosurgery, 2006–2011 (4y6mo)
Adjunct training:
- Surgery (13 months), Lapland Central Hospital
- Neurology 2005 (6 months), Lapland Central Hospital
- General Medicine 2006 (6 months), Rovaniemi City Health Care Center
Scandinavian Course in Neurosurgery, Beitostölen 4 cycles completed – The Young Neurosurgeon Award
EANS Training Course in Neurosurgery 4 cycles completed with EANS written examination passed 12 December 1967, Kokkola

Training in neuromodulation, deep brain stimulation and chronic pain:
International Neuromodulation Society (INS) 12th World Congress, Montreal, Jun 2015
IASP World Congress on Pain, Buenos Aires, Nov 2014
XXIst Congress of the European Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Maastricht, Sep 2014
2nd European Conference on Innovative Radiation Technologies (EC-IRT), Berlin, Mar 2014
Chronic Pain Patient: Neurostimulation Course, Barcelona, Nov 2013
White Matter Dissection Course, Istanbul, Jun 2013
World Congress of Society of Stereotactical and Functional Neurosurgery, Tokyo, May 2013
ECMT Training Course / DBS for obsessive-compulsive disorder, Leuven, Nov 2012
XXth Congress of the European Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Lissabon, Sep 2012
International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Dublin, Jun 2012
2nd International Tractography Workshop, Wien, Jun 2011
Leksell Stereotactic Neurosurgery Training, DBS, Amsterdam, Nov 2010

Research awards, honours and major grants:
A. Phenotype and genotype of saccular intracranial aneurysm (sIA) disease
Kuopio Intracranial Aneurysm Group, KUH Neurosurgery (www.uef.fi/ns) 2006-
PI Professor Juha E Jääskeläinen
Co-PI Docent Mikael von und zu Fraunberg – Manager or KUH sIA Database
Funding for sIA research with Prof Juha E Jääskeläinen as PI
KUH (EVO)
− 40.000 € 2005–6 / 49.000 € 2007–8 / 20.000 € 2008 / 55.000 € 2009–10 / 54.000 € 2011–2
Sigrid Juselius Foundation
− 20.000 € 2008: Ancestry of Eastern Finnish sIA families.
Academy of Finland
− 240.000 € 2008–11: Gene variants predisposing to intracranial aneurysm
− 412.000 € 2012-15: Saccular intracranial aneurysm disease – genotype to phenotype correlation
Päivikki and Sakari Sohlberg Foundation
− 75.000 € 2010: Outcome after aneurysmal SAH
− 60.000 € 2011: Outcome after Aneurysmal SAH

B. Kuopio Neurosurgery CNS Tumor Biobank (personal competed research funding)
KUH funding (VTR) (PI Mikael von und zu Fraunberg)
− 50 000 € 2013
− 41 460 € 2015

C. Molecular genetics of porphyrias (personal competed research funding for Ph.D. Thesis)
Finnish Cultural Foundation
− 13.500 € 2002: Doctoral thesis on disorders of heme biosynthesis
University of Helsinki
− 3.000 € 2001: Doctoral thesis grant
Instrumentarium Research Foundation
− 5.000 € 2001: Molecular genetics of variegate porphyria and clinical applications
Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation
− 12.000 € 2000: Ph.D. studies
Biomedicum-Helsinki Foundation
− 700 € 2000: Travel grant
Chancellor of the University of Helsinki
− 1.000 € 2000: Travel grant
Jalmari and Rauha Ahokas Foundation
− 7.000 € 2000: Molecular genetics of variegate porphyria
Lapland Regional Fund, Finnish Cultural Foundation
− 3.500 € 2000: Doctoral thesis on disorders of heme biosynthesis

Memberships in scientific societes:
Finnish Neurosurgical Association
European Association of Neurosurgical Societes
International Neuromodulation Society

Other academic and professional merits and activities:
Research Ethical Committee / KUH Kuopio University Hospital
Member, 2009–12
Legal advisor, 2010–12
Vice Chairman, 2012–15
Chairman, Sep 2015–
Biobank of Eastern Finland (easternfinlandbiobank.fi)
Member of Scientific Board, 2014-
Finnish National Workgroup in Biobanking (BBMRI.fi)
Representative of KUH Kuopio University Hospital, 2010-
Coordinator, Research evaluation, UEF Institute of Clinical Medicine, 2007-2008
Coordinator, Academy of Finland evaluation of clinical research, UEF Faculty of Medicine, 2008-2009

Co-supervision of PhD students at Kuopio sIA Research Group (www.uef.fi/ns)
3 Completed
Terhi Huttunen MD – Phenotype and longterm outcome of Eastern Finnish sIA disease, Dissertation 2012
Antti Lindgren MD – Concomitant diseases with sIA disease, Dissertation 2013
Petros Karamanakos MD – Short term outcome after aSAH, Dissertation 2014
4 in Progress
Jukka Huttunen MD – Epilepsy after aSAH
1/3 articles published, Dissertation planned 2017
Jonas Halonen BM – Intraventricular hemorrhage with aSAH
1/3 articles, manuscript in preparation
Sari Räisänen BM – Familial sIA disease
1/3 articles, manuscript in preparation
Hanna Tattari BM – Pregnancy of female carriers of sIA disease
1/3 articles, manuscript in preparation

Co-author in PhD Thesis articles of 10 other PhD Students.