Senior Lecturer of Medicine
Helsinki University Central Hospital
Department of Medicine
PO Box 340
FI-00340 HUS, Finland
Heikki Repo is Lecturer of Medicine at the University of Helsinki and Consultant
in Infectious Diseases at the Helsinki University Central Hospital. After
graduating in Medicine from the Helsinki University, he trained in Internal
Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Helsinki University. Thereafter he worked as
Specialist of Infectious Diseases and since 2005 as Lecturer of Medicine.
His main research interests are activation of innate and adaptive immune
mechanisms in patients with systemic inflammation associated with sepsis, acute
pancreatitis and inflammatory rheumatic disorders. Currently he focuses on such
of leukocyte signalling profiles to predict vital organ dysfunction in sepsis
and pancreatitis and treatment response in rheumatoid arthritis.