Kaarniranta AMD Lab

We are a tight-knit, multidisciplinary group of researchers who study age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Our group is led by the world-renowned Professor Kai Kaarniranta (M.D.; Ph.D.; Chief Physician at the Department of Ophthalmology, Kuopio University Hospital (KUH); Head of Ophthalmology ...

GeneCellNano Flagship

01.07.2020 - 31.12.2024
GeneCellNano Flagship develops new biological drugs, so-called ATMP products, biomarkers and diagnostics for diseases with unmet clinical need. New treatments are developed for cardiovascular diseases and age-related macular degeneration, as well as for brain, ovarian and bladder cancer.
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Immuno-Ophthalmology

Inflammation is associated with various chronic diseases many of which have insufficient treatment options. Along with inflammatory signaling, we study more broadly cellular events in order to reveal molecular mechanisms and dysfunctionalities behind the pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases.