Research Group

Juuso Tomi Juhani Honkanen
Ph.D.


Medical Physicist Trainee


Kuopio University Hospital

Personal information

  • Email: juuso.honkanen[at]uef.fi (please fix the address before mailing!)

  • Date of birth: 18 December 1987

  • Current research interests: Contrast enhanced computed tomography of cartilage and meniscus

  • Education:

  • Language proficiency:
    • Finnish, native language
    • English, fluent
    • Swedish, fairly good

  • Reviews for Scientific Journals:
    • Annals of Biomedical Engineering
    • PLOS ONE

  • Skills:
    • CT data acquisition (from µCT to full body systems)
    • Medical image processing and analysis
    • Programming languages: MatLab

  • Hobbies: Guitar, rock n' roll, movies

Publications:

(full papers, conference proceedings)
  1. Stewart RC, Honkanen JTJ (equal contribution with Stewart RC), Kokkonen HT, Tiitu V, Saarakkala S, Joukainen A, Snyder BD, Jurvelin JS, Grinstaff MW, Töyräs J, Contrast-enhanced computed tomography enables quantitative evaluation of tissue properties at intra-joint regions in cadaveric knee cartilage. Cartilage, 2016. doi: 10.1177/1947603516665443

  2. Myller KA, Turunen MJ, Honkanen JTJ, Väänänen SP, Iivarinen JT, Salo J, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, In Vivo Contrast-Enhanced Cone Beam CT Provides Quantitative Information on Articular Cartilage and Subchondral Bone. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2016. doi: 10.1007/s10439-016-1730-3

  3. Honkanen JTJ, Turunen MJ, Freedman JD, Saarakkal S, Grinstaff MW, Ylärinne JH, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Cationic Contrast Agent Diffusion Differs Between Cartilage and Meniscus. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2016. doi: 10.1007/s10439-016-1629-z

  4. Honkanen JTJ, Turunen MJ, Tiitu V, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Transport of iodine is different in cartilage and meniscus. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2016; 44(7): 2114-22.

  5. Huttunen JMJ, Turunen MJ, Honkanen JTJ, Töyräs J, Jurvelin JS, Estimation of systematic and spatially correlated components of random signals from repeated measurements: Application to contrast enhanced CT measurements. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 2016; 38(1): B77-B99 .

  6. Ala-Myllymäki J, Honkanen JTJ, Töyräs J, Afara IO, Optical spectroscopic determination of human meniscus composition. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2016; 34(2): 270-8.

  7. Honkanen JTJ, Danso EK, Suomalainen J-S, Tiitu V, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Contrast enhanced imaging of human meniscus using cone beam CT. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 2015; 23(8): 1367-76.

  8. Danso EK, Mäkelä JT, Tanska P, Mononen ME, Honkanen JTJ, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Julkunen P, Korhonen RK, Characterization of site-specific biomechanical properties of human meniscus-Importance of collagen and fluid on mechanical nonlinearities. Journal of Biomechanics, 2015; 48(8): 1499-507. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.01.048.

  9. Danso EK, Honkanen JTJ, Saarakkala S, Korhonen RK, Comparison of Non-linear Mechanical Properties of Bovine Articular Cartilage and Meniscus. Journal of Biomechanics, 2014; 47(1): 200-6.

  10. Afara IO, Honkanen JTJ, Danso EK, Korhonen RK, Jurveli JS, Töyräs J, Determining the composition of human meniscus using near infrared spectroscopy. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, USA, March 28-31 2015

  11. Honkanen JTJ, Turunen MJ, Tiitu V Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Diffusion rate and equilibrium partition of an anionic contrast agent are different in cartilage and meniscus. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, USA, March 28-31 2015

  12. Danso EK, Mäkelä JTA, Tanska P, Mononen Me, Honkanen JTJ, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Julkunen P, Korhonen RK, Site-Specific Biomechanical Properties of Human Meniscus - Importance of Collagen and Fluid Nonlinearities. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, USA, March 28-31 2015

  13. Danso EK, Honkanen JTJ, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Korhonen RK, Site-specific Characterization of Mechanical Porperties of Human Knee Meniscus by Indentation Testing. The 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, MA, USA, July 6-11 2014 .

  14. Honkanen JTJ, Tiitu V, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Contrast Enhanced Imaging of Human Meniscus Using Cone Beam CT. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA, USA, March 15-18 2014

Under review:

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