Finland

Jouni VuorinenJouni Vuorinen, PhD, Adjunct Professor
Senior Director
Phone: +358 44 029 7743

Jouni Vuorinen is a founder of 4Pharma Ltd. He has decades of experience from working and managing in the pharmaceutical industry/CRO. He has extensive experience in drug development and statistical issues in therapeutic areas including ophthalmology, HRT/gynaecology, oncology, respiratory, nervous system and cardiology. He is highly experienced medical writer in aforesaid therapeutic areas.
Teppo HuttunenTeppo Huttunen
Chief Operating Officer
Phone: +358 40 582 3793

Teppo has over 10 years' experience working as a statistician and later on as a Manager, Statistics at 4Pharma. Currently he is resourcing and supporting our international projects in Scandinavia, Europe and US. His experience in the pharmaceutical industry include statistical, data management and project management related tasks ranging from pre-clinical studies to complex pivotal phase III studies and academic studies. Recent successes include working as the project statistician for a compound receiving marketing authorization.
Mikko TaalikkaMikko Taalikka
Head of Data Management
Phone: +358 44 534 3135

Mikko has been working for the past 15 years’ in the pharmaceutical industry in both statistical and data management related positions. His vast experience in clinical trials ranges from small single-center phase I studies to large International phase III studies, especially excelling in ophthalmology. Mikko is currently responsible for all data management related activities within 4Pharma.
Jari TurunenJari Turunen
Senior Data Manager / QA Officer
Phone +358 44 029 7783

Jari has more than 20 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry/CRO. He is a co-founder of 4Pharma Ltd, being responsible for technology, IT and quality assurance. He has extensive experience in data management related to clinical trials ranging from Phase I - IV, and especially trials in HRT/gynaecology therapeutic areas. He has also experience in various other therapeutic areas including CNS, oncology, and ophthalmology. He is always committed to quality and client satisfaction.
John GymerJohnny Gymer
Senior Data Manager
Phone: +358 40 512 1955

Johnny has more than twelve years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry working on Clinical Research Trials ranging from Phase I - IV across a range of therapeutic areas including Ophthalmology, Oncology, Andrology, Dermatology, Cardiovascular, Nervous system and Musculoskeletal. He is extremely process and operationally oriented with a strong focus on deliverables, timelines, and quality. He has excellent leadership, project management and communications skills. Recently Johnny played an important role in the successful submission of CDISC SDTM data to the FDA.
Jouni JunnilaJouni Junnila
Head of Statistics
Phone +358 50 348 9433

Jouni has a Masters’ degree in biostatistics and more than 5 years’ experience working in the pharmaceutical industry as a biostatistician and later on as a senior biostatistician. Jouni’s versatile experience also includes the analysis of microarray data, SAS/R-programming along with Data Management. Currently Jouni is managing the statistics and programming functions within the company, heading the office situated in Helsinki, and working as a biostatistician in numerous therapeutic areas at 4Pharma.
Sami LehtimäkiSami Lehtimäki
IT Development Manager
Phone +358 45 7750 1750

Sami has more than fifteen years' experience from working in the information technology & pharmaceutical industry. He has been IT entrepreneur for a decade and developed several successful IT products to pharmaceutical industry. Product development, project management and system administration have been his key areas. His excellent planning, communication and documentation skills have always been valued by pharmaceutical companies. Sami has also a Data Protection Officer role in the company.
Sofia MännikköSofia Männikkö
Biostatistician
Phone +358 40 940 2039

Sofia has Masters’ degree in biostatistics and 5 years’ experience working in the pharmaceutical industry as a programmer/statistician. Her experience covers wide range of SAS (and R) programming tasks including statistical modelling of dose response in ophthalmology. She has been involved in several MAA filings (2 for FDA) with a responsibility of safety statistics in the latest of these projects in an Orphan indication. In addition, she has provided the statistics for a few academic preclinical studies as well as for food studies aimed for healthy claims (according to EFSA guidance).
Vesa MäkiahoVesa Mäkiaho
Statistical Programmer
Phone +358 45 7750 1760

Vesa has three years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry. During this time he has gained valuable experience working on clinical trials. His main tasks have ranged from SAS-programming and data tabulation to data analysis for trials in therapeutic areas such as asthma, Multiple Sclerosis & atopic dermatitis. Items of special interest include pharmacokinetic compartment models and SAS-programming.
Tommi PesonenTommi Pesonen
Biostatistician
Phone +358 40 940 2254

Tommi has Masters' degrees in Physics and in Statistics. He has three years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He has worked over 2 years as a statistical programmer in 4Pharma and now serves as a biostatistician since graduating from Statistics in the spring 2013. His master thesis was about epidemiologic modeling of survival data. He has gained most of his experience in ophthalmology and oncology studies with the special interest in pharmacokinetic analyses. His working has also covered data management related tasks, for example developing monitoring tools (e.g. risk based monitoring). Before his career in statistics, Tommi was a teacher in Physics.
Tommi KaukoTommi Kauko
Biostatistician
Phone +358 40 940 2328

Tommi has Masters’ degree in biostatistics and 4 years’ experience working in the University of Turku as a biostatistician. He has taken part in numerous research projects with research groups in the scientific field of medicine as a biostatistician in charge of the analyses. His experience covers wide range of R and SAS programming tasks. As a R specialist, he has been involved in development of versatile R applications. Furthermore, Tommi has acted as a course leader teaching statistical methods on numerous courses.
Teemu Kuntonen
Senior Data Manager
Phone +358 2 283 5700

Teemu has more than ten years of CRO experience and has completed training across therapeutic areas (Oncology, Respiratory, Neurology, Diabetes, Medical devices) and in all phases of clinical trials. He is hard-working and persistent, always focusing on the timelines and data quality aspects.
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