Prof. Outi Mäkitie

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Paediatric Endocrinologist

  • University of Helsinki
  • location Finland

Prof. Outi Mäkitie received her MD and PhD degrees at the University of Helsinki, Finland. After specialty training in Pediatrics and Pediatric endocrinology in Finland, she had a three-year clinical and research fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, focusing on rare skeletal disorders.


Prof. Mäkitie has been Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of Helsinki since 2015. She has extensive clinical experience on diagnostics and management of metabolic bone diseases in children. During the past 10 years her research has focused on clinical and translational aspects of various genetic and acquired skeletal disorders and disorders of mineral homeostasis. She has published more than 380 scientific papers in these research areas. Prof. Mäkitie currently manages active research groups in Helsinki, Finland and in Stockholm, Sweden.

Prof. Outi Mäkitie has received financial support/sponsorship for research support, consultation, or speaker fees from the following companies:

Programmes developed by Prof. Outi Mäkitie

Rare diseases Bone diseases 
Chronic hypophosphatemia: Differential diagnosis in children and adults

Learnings from clinical practice and two patient cases 

Prof. Maria Luisa Brandi, Prof. Outi Mäkitie
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  • clock 5 MIN
  • calendar May 2024

This educational programme is supported by an Independent Medical Education Grant from Kyowa Kirin.