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Project Manager and Senior Researcher of HERMES - Hybrid Enhanced Regenerative Medicine Systems

Project PI of NeuCom - Biological Neuronal Communications and Computing with ICT (2016-2019)

Selected publications

Journal articles

J. M. A. Tanskanen, A. Ahtiainen, and J. A. K. Hyttinen, “Towards closed-loop electrical stimulation of neuronal systems – A review,” Bioelectricity, Nov. 2020.  

M. Böttrich, J. M. A. Tanskanen, and J. Hyttinen, “Lead field theory provides a powerful tool for designing microelectrode array impedance measurements for biological cell detection and observation,” BioMedical Engineering OnLine, 16:85, 17 pages, June 2017.  

F. E. Kapucu, I. Vornanen, J. E. Mikkonen, C. Leone, K. Lenk, J. M. A. Tanskanen, and J. Hyttinen “Spectral entropy based neuronal network synchronization analysis based on microelectrode array measurements,” Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, Vol. 10, Article 112, 19 pages, Oct. 2016.  

F. E. Kapucu, M. E.-L. Mäkinen, J. M. A. Tanskanen, L. Ylä-Outinen, S. Narkilahti, and J. A. K. Hyttinen, “Joint analysis of extracellular spike waveforms and neuronal network bursts,” Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Vol. 259, pp. 143–155, Feb. 2016.  

X.-Z. Gao, J. Wang, J. M. A. Tanskanen, R. Bie, X. Wang, P. Guo, and K. Zenger, “Optimal classification of epileptic EEG signals using neural networks and harmony search methods,” Journal of Software, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 230–239, Jan. 2014.  

F. E. Kapucu, J. M. A. Tanskanen, J. E. Mikkonen, L. Ylä-Outinen, S. Narkilahti, J. A. K. Hyttinen, “Burst analysis tool for developing neuronal networks exhibiting highly varying action potential dynamics,” Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, Vol. 6, Article 38, 14 pages, June 2012.  

T. Ryynänen, L. Ylä-Outinen, S. Narkilahti, J. M. A. Tanskanen, J. Hyttinen, J. Hämäläinen, M. Leskelä, and J. Lekkala, “Atomic layer deposited iridium oxide thin film as microelectrode coating in stem cell applications,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 041501-1–041501-5, July/Aug. 2012.  

T. Ryynänen, V. Kujala, L. Ylä-Outinen, I. Korhonen, J. M. A. Tanskanen, P. Kauppinen, K. Aalto-Setälä, J. Hyttinen, E. Kerkelä, S. Narkilahti, and J. Lekkala, “All titanium microelectrode array for field potential measurements from neurons and cardiomyocytes – a feasibility study,” Micromachines, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 394–409, Dec. 2011.  

V. J. Kujala, Z. C. Jimenez, J. Väisänen, J. M. A. Tanskanen, E. Kerkelä, J. Hyttinen, and K. Aalto-Setälä, “Averaging in vitro cardiac field potential recordings obtained with microelectrode arrays,” Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Vol. 104, No. 2, pp. 199–205, Nov. 2011.  

T. J. Heikkilä, L. Ylä-Outinen, J. M. A. Tanskanen, R. S. Lappalainen, H. Skottman, R. Suuronen, J. E. Mikkonen, J. A. K. Hyttinen, and S. Narkilahti, “Human embryonic stem cell-derived neuronal cells form spontaneously active neuronal networks in vitro,” Experimental Neurology, Vol. 218, pp. 109–116, July 2009. 

M. Pekkanen-Mattila, E. Kerkelä, J. M. A. Tanskanen, M. Pietilä, M. Pelto-Huikko, J. Hyttinen, H. Skottman, R. Suuronen, and K. Aalto-Setälä, “Substantial variation in the cardiac differentiation of human embryonic stem cell lines derived and propagated under the same conditions—a comparison of multiple cell lines,” Annals of Medicine, Vol. 41, pp. 360–370, 2009.  

J. M. A. Tanskanen, J. E. Mikkonen, and M. Penttonen, “Independent component analysis of neural populations from multielectrode field potential measurements,” Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Vol. 145 pp. 213–232, June 2005.  

J. M. A. Tanskanen and V. S. Dimitrov, “Round-off error-free fixed-point design of polynomial FIR predictors and predictive FIR differentiators,” Digital Signal Processing, A Review Journal, Vol. 13, pp. 42–57, Jan. 2003.  

X. M. Gao, X. Z. Gao, J. M. A. Tanskanen, and S. J. Ovaska, “Power prediction in mobile communication systems using an optimal neural-network structure,” IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, Vol. 8, pp. 1446–1455, Nov. 1997.  

Book Chapters

L. Ylä-Outinen, J. M. A. Tanskanen, F. E. Kapucu, A. Hyysalo, J. A. K. Hyttinen, and S. Narkilahti, “Advances in human stem cell-derived neuronal cell culturing and analysis,” in In Vitro Neuronal Networks - From Culturing Methods to Neuro-Technological Applications (Advances in Neurobiology, Vol. 22), M. Chiappalone, V. Pasquale, and M. Frega, Eds., Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2019, pp. 299–329.  

J. M. A. Tanskanen and J. J. Viik, “Independent component analysis in ECG signal processing,” in Advances in Electrocardiograms - Methods and Analysis, R. M. Millis, Ed. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech, 2012, pp. 349–372.  

Conference Articles

M. Hannula, J. A. K. Hyttinen, and J. M. A. Tanskanen, “Enhancing CT 3D images by independent component analysis of projection images,” in J. Henriques, N. Neves., and P. de Carvalho (eds.) XV Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing – MEDICON 2019, Coimbra, Portugal, Sept. 2019. IFMBE Proceedings, vol 76. Springer, Cham, pp. 381–389.  

J. M. A. Tanskanen, F. E. Kapucu, I. Vornanen, and J. Hyttinen, “Automatic objective thresholding to detect neuronal action potentials,” in Proc. 24th European Signal Processing Conference, Budapest, Hungary, Aug.-Sept. 2016, pp. 662–666.  

J. M. A. Tanskanen, X. Z. Gao, J. Wang, P. Guo, J. A. K. Hyttinen, and V. S. Dimitrov, “Experimental comparison of geometric, arithmetic and harmonic means for EEG event related potential detection,” in Proc. 8th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security, Guangzhou, China, Nov. 2012, pp. 112–116.  

Doctoral Dissertation

J. M. A. Tanskanen, Polynomial Predictive Filters: Implementation and Applications. Doctoral Dissertation, Helsinki University of Technology Institute of Intelligent Power Electronics Publications, Publication 5, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland, Nov. 2000.  


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