The dissertation of Adj. prof., neurologist Dr. Eino Solje focused on clinical aspects of the C9orf72 repeat expansion carriers (the most common genetic etiology for familial frontotemporal dementia, FTD). After PhD degree, he continued his research as a post doc researcher in the Anne Remes research group focusing more on immunological, clinical and imaging aspects in FTD. In 2019, he was nominated as a research group director (Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration and Early Onset Dementia). He has one of the participants in so-called FRONTIERS network (FRONTotemporal dementia Incidence European Research Study), NIC-FTD consortium (Neuropsychiatric International Consortium on Frontotemporal Dementia) FinFTD (Finnish FTD network) and GENFI (Genetic Frontotemporal Dementia Initiative). He is vice-coordinator of EU-funded SynaDeg- JPND -research consortium. He has worked as a visiting researcher in the group of Prof. Barbara Borroni in University of Brescia, Italy, in 2020-2021. Currently he works as a Director of Brain Research Unit, UEF and Neurologist in Kuopio University Hospital.

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