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Elli-Noora Salo

Specialist Medical Physics Technologist, NHS Lothian, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Personal information

  • Email: elli-noora.salo[at]iki.fi (please fix the address before mailing!)

  • Education:
    • Bachelor of Science, Biophysics. University of Oulu, Oulu 2009.
    • Graduate of Finnish Upper Secondary School, Linnan lukio, Kajaani 2004.

  • Skills:
    • Experimental MRI, data acquisition and analysis
    • Digital radiography, dosimetry and quality assurance in radiology
    • Qualified radiation safety officer in the fields of industry, science and education
    • Programming and IT stuff: Matlab, basics of C and LabView, basics of Linux systems, LaTeX typesetting

  • Awards:
    • ISMRM Summa Cum Laude merit award for abstract "T1ρ Dispersion in Constituent-Specific Degradation Models of Articular Cartilage with Correlation to Biomechanical Properties", 20th meeting of the ISMRM, 2012.

  • Language proficiency:
    • Finnish, native language
    • English, fluent
    • Swedish, fair
    • French, fair
    • Irish Gaelic, able to introduce myself

  • Hobbies: Music, scouting, arts & crafts (knitting, calligraphy), reading, eccentric languages...

Publications:

(Full papers, Conference proceedings)
  1. Rautiainen J, Nieminen MT, Salo EN, Kokkonen HT, Mangia S, Michaeli S, Grohn O, Jurvelin JS, Toyras J and Nissi MJ. Effect of collagen cross-linking on quantitative MRI parameters of articular cartilage. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2016 Sep;24(9):1656-64. doi:

  2. Nissi MJ, Salo EN, Tiitu V, Liimatainen T, Michaeli S, Mangia S, Ellermann J and Nieminen MT. Multi-parametric MRI characterization of enzymatically degraded articular cartilage. J Orthop Res. 2016 Jul;34(7):1111-20. doi: 10.1002/jor.23127. Epub 2015 Dec 31.

  3. Rautiainen J, Nissi MJ, Salo EN, Tiitu V, Finnila MAJ, Aho OM, Saarakkala S, Lehenkari P, Ellermann J and Nieminen MT. Multiparametric MRI assessment of human articular cartilage degeneration: Correlation with quantitative histology and mechanical properties. Magn Reson Med. 2015 Jul;74(1):249-259. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25401. Epub 2014 Aug 7.

  4. Salo EN, Nissi MJ, Kulmala KA, Tiitu V, Toyras J and Nieminen MT. Diffusion of Gd-DTPA(2)(-) into articular cartilage. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012 Feb;20(2):117-26. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2011.11.016.

  1. Salo E-N, Liimatainen T, Michaeli S, Mangia S, Ellermann J, Nieminen MT, Nissi MJ: T1ρ dispersion in constituent-specific degradation models of articular cartilage with correlation to biomechanical properties. Proc. ISMRM 20 (2012), 51.
  2. Salo E-N, Nissi MJ, Liimatainen T, Michaeli S, Mangia S, Ellermann J, Nieminen MT: Multi-parametric MRI characterixation of enymatically degraded articular cartilage. Proc. ISMRM 20 (2012), 279.
  3. Salo E-N, Nissi MJ, Liimatainen T, Gröhn O, Mangia S, Michaeli S, Ellermann J, Nieminen MT: Multi-parametric MRI characterization of articular cartilage degeneration. Proc. ISMRM 19 (2011), 1108.
  4. Salo E-N, Nissi MJ, Kulmala KAM, Töyräs J, Nieminen MT: Dynamics of contrast agent enhancement of intact and enzymatically degraded articular cartilage. Proc. ISMRM 18 (2010), 3177.
  5. Salo E-N, Nissi MJ, Kulmala KAM, Töyräs J, Nieminen MT: Diffusivity and kinetics of gadopentetate in articular cartilage in vitro. Proc. ISMRM 18 (2010), 234.
  6. Salo E-N, Nissi MJ, Kulmala KAM, Töyräs J, Nieminen MT: Temporal dynamics and diffusivity of gadopentetate in articular cartilage at MRI concentrations in vitro. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society vol. 35: 1348, 2010.
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