Neuro-impact and innovation research team

The Neuro-impact and innovation research team focuses on the management and organisation of brainhealth research. More specifically, the research team explores how research impact and innovation are achieved through collaborative research strategies that engage neuroscientists with their stakehol...

UEF - Nordic-UK Brain Network (UEF-NBN)

The main scope of our team is to increase the resources available to the field of dementia research and promote collaboration among participating countries, as well as world-wide.

The team is led by Associate Professor Alina Solomon, who is also Chief Scientific Officer of the NBN....

Neurobiology of disease

24.10.2017 -
The main goal of our research is to understand the mechanisms that lead to neurodegenerative diseases and to identify novel therapeutic approaches for them. We are interested in the effects of environmental factors (such as air pollution and viral infections) and lifestyle factors on brain healt...

Innovation Management (INNO)

24.10.2017 -
Innovation management research group addresses the questions of organizing, managing and business. Our research emphasizes the perspectives of responsible and sustainable renewal and innovation and the making of novel futures. We work in two profile areas of the University of Eastern Finland: Hea...

Šárka Lehtonen

Senior Researcher , A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences

Neuro-Innovation

01.05.2021 - 30.04.2026
Neuro-Innovation is an EU Horizon2020 MSCA funded four-year doctoral programme that focuses on research and innovation for brain health throughout life. The project coordinators are professor Päivi Eriksson (UEF Business School) and professor Tarja Malm (A I Virtanen Institute).

Multiscale Imaging Group

01.09.2015 -
The multiscale imaging group is a multidisciplinary team interested in the application, combination and development of imaging modalities focused in brain at several scales. Our greatest interest is the study of the structure of the healthy and diseased brain from the macro- and microscale with n...

Epilepsy Research

Our goal is to
a) understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms of epileptogenesis after traumatic brain injury,
b) to develop interventions to prevent epileptogenesis or alleviate the disease severity.