Prenatal epidemiology and mental disorders: Recent findings

26.05.2021 09:00 - 16:00


Research Centre for Child Psychiatry and INVEST Flagship Research Centre, University of Turku, arrange a seminar on recent prenatal epidemiology findings.

Date: 26th of May 9 – 16 (UTC+3)

Target: Researchers, PhD students, residents in psychiatric Fields, anyone interested

Preliminary programme

9.00 Opening and introduction by professor Andre Sourander

9.30  Minna Sucksdorff: Prenatal risk factors of ADHD

10.00 Bianca Arrhenius: Smoking during pregnancy and learning and coordination disorders in offspring: findings from case-control and case-sibling comparisons

10.30 Subina Upadhyaya: Overview of maternal vitamin D and ASD

11.00  Discussion

11.30-12.30 Lunch

12.30 Sanju Silwal: Mental health symptoms in children after the 2014 Ukraine war

13.00 Tiia Ståhlberg: Prenatal risk factors for anxiety disorders among children and adolescents

13.30 Saara Nolvi: Prenatal stress and child self-regulation development – the newborn neural structural mediators

14.00 Discussion and break

14.15 David Gyllenberg: Data-driven identification of schizophrenia risk factors and their interactions

14.45-16.00 Dr. Alan S. Brown, Columbia University, USA


Registration here. Participation link will be sent to the registered participants before the seminar.


Admission free.



This announcement can be freely distributed.

For additional information, please contact Altti Marjamäki.