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Biography
Dr. Elina Hyppönen
UCL Institute of Child Health, UK
 
Email: e.hypponen@ucl.ac.uk
 
Qualifications
 
2001  Doctor of Philosophy (epidemiology), Univ.of Tampere, Finland
2000  Master of Science (medical statistics), LSHTM, UK
1997  Master of Public Health (public health), Univ. of Kuopio, Finland
1996  Authorised nutritionist, Nat. Board of Medicolegal Affairs, Finland
1996  Master of Science (nutrition), Univ. of Kuopio, Finland
 
Publications (Selected)
  1. Hyppönen E. Preventing vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy –importance for the mother and child. Ann Nutr Metab, 2011;59(1):28-31.
  2. Hyppönen E, Fararouei M, Sovio U, Robertson C, Whittaker J,  Pouta A, Hartikainen AL, Jarvelin MR. A high dose vitamin D supplementation is not associated with linear growth in a large Finnish cohort. Journal of Nutrition, 2011 May;141(5):843-8.
  3. Berry D, Hyppönen E. Determinants of vitamin D status: focus on genetic variations. Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension, 2011 Jul;20(4):331-6
  4. Power C, Pouliou T, Li L, Cooper R, Hyppönen E. Parental and offspring adiposity associations: insights from the 1958 British birth cohort. Ann Hum Biol. 2011, Jul;38(4):390-9.
  5. Ward M, Berry DJ, Power C, Hyppönen E.  Working patterns and vitamin D status in mid-life: a cross-sectional study in the 1958 British birth cohort. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Dec;68(12):902-7
  6. Hyppönen E. Vitamin D and increasing incidence of type 1 diabetes –evidence for an association. Diabetes Obesity and Metabolism, 2010 Sep;12(9):737-43.
  7. Wang T, *Zhang F, *Richards B, *Kestenbaum B, *van Meurs J, *Berry D, (67 others),*Todd J, *Dupuis J,  *Hyppönen E,  *Spector T. Common genetic determinants of vitamin D insufficiency: The SUNLIGHT consortium.  Lancet. 2010, ;376(9736):180-8.*contributed equally, EH corresponding author.
  8. Hyppönen E, Berry D, Wjst M, Power C. 25-hydroxyvitamin D and IgE –a significant but non-linear relationship. Allergy. 2009 Apr;64(4):613-620.
  9. Hyppönen E, Power C. Hypovitaminosis D in British adults at age 45y: nationwide cohort study on dietary and lifestyle determinants. American Journal of Clinical nutrition, 2007;85:860-8.
  10. Hyppönen E, Boucher B,  Berry D, Power C. 25-hydroxyvitamin D, insulin-like growth factor 1 and metabolic syndrome at age 45y:  a cross-sectional study in the 1958 British birth cohort. Diabetes 2008 Feb;57(2):298-305
  11. Hyppönen E, Turner S, Cumberland P, Power C, Gibb I. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D measurement in a large population survey with statistical harmonization of assay variation to an international standard. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2007 Dec;92(12):4615-22.
  12. Hyppönen EDavey Smith G, Power C. Parental diabetes and birth weight of offspring: intergenerational cohort study. BMJ. 2003;326(7379):19-20.
  13. Hyppönen E, Leon DA, Kenward MG, Lithell H. Prenatal growth and risk of occlusive and hemorrhagic stroke in Swedish men and women born 1915-29. An historical cohort study. BMJ 2001;323:1033-1034
  14. Hyppönen E, Läärä E, Reunanen A, Jarvelin MR, Virtanen S : Intake of vitamin D and risk of type 1 diabetes: A birth cohort study. Lancet 2001;358: 1500-1503