Ocular Drug Delivery group (ODD)

The Ocular Drug Delivery (ODD) group develops advanced drug delivery methods for targeted and prolonged drug delivery to both the anterior and posterior segments of the eye. Furthermore, we use computational tools for drug development and preclinical-to-clinical translation to build a quantitativ...

Brain Research Unit - Clinical Drug Research

The Brain Research Unit is a part of the Clinical Research Center that is committed to conducting high quality research in clinical science and in drug development in collaboration with local, national and international research groups and pharmaceutical industry.

The unit works in...

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...

Prodrugs and Drug Delivery

The Prodrug and Drug Delivery group develops chemistry-based methods, especially prodrugs, for improved drug delivery and targeting.

Clinical Epilepsy Research

Research Group is led by Professor Reetta Kälviäinen

More information can be found from the research group home page

Pain Neuromodulation Group

Chronic pain is common and confers a substantial burden on individuals, employers, healthcare systems and society in general. One in five Europeans are estimated to suffer from chronic pain – in Finland prevalence is 19-48%. Chronic pain is associated with much physical and psychological co-morbi...

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.

Multiple Sclerosis - research group

Our specific aims are:

To elucidate the role of neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis using modern brain imaging and OCT methods in correlation with clinical variables and biomarkers. We also evaluate the correlation of heart rate variability and autonomic dysfunction with neuro...

Clinical Research Centre - CRC

CRC focuses its clinical research on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention on nationally important chronic diseases, e.g. neurological diseases, diabetes, vascular diseases, obesity and diseases of bone and cartilage.

It works in close collaboration with the Kuopio University Hos...

Molecular Medicine

World leading laboratory in cardiovascular and malignant glioma gene therapy. Main focus of the research is on the development of new gene drugs, translational research and phase I/II human clinical trials.