Clinical Alzheimer Research

Clinical Alzheimer Research groups have a wide expertise in clinical and population based cohorts, risk factors, neuropsychology, biomarkers, genetics, brain imaging, and clinical interventions and trials in AD and mild cognitive impairment.

ALSOVA - A 5-Year Alzheimer's Disease Fo...

Kuopio Research Centre of Geriatric Care

The Kuopio Research Centre of Geriatric Care is an academic research organisation for geriatric pharmacotherapy, age-related diseases, nutrition and geriatric rehabilitation.

Alzheimer's disease Follow-Up Study - ALSOVA

From monitoring care, use of health and social services and costs to the prediction of resources needed in care and the importance of Alzheimer's disease from the point of view of health economy.

The members of the ALSOVA-research group, led by professor Anne Koivisto, and the coll...

Molecular Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disorder in the world, which affects up to 50% of individuals above the age of 85. Due to the global increase in the aging population, early diagnosis and treatment of AD are becoming increasingly important, not only from a human point...

Miia Kivipelto

Professor , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Neurobiology of Memory

Our research group investigates neurobiological mechanisms underlying memory impairment in Alzheimer’s disease and searches for new treatment options to halt the disease progression.

Biomarkers for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Research focus: pathogenesis of Alzheimer's research, particularly search for new biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases.

Biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases are needed for early diagnosis, follow-up of the progression of the disease and monitoring of therapeutic responses...