Clinical Nutrition and Nutrition Therapy

Our research is based on randomized controlled dietary inervention studies examining the effects of nutrients, diet and lifestyle on metabolism and risk of non-communicable diseases. We concentrate on the health effects of the quality of dietary fat, dietary fiber and dietary patterns. Lately, we...

Anu Ruusunen

University Lecturer , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Ursula Schwab

Professor , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Nutritional epidemiology research group

Our research concentrates on the investigation of associations between dietary factors and risk of major chronic diseases and their risk factors, utilizing both population studies and clinical trials in humans.

Kirsikka Aittola

Early Stage Researcher , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Maija Ylilauri

Grant-funded Researcher , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Jyrki Virtanen

Associate Professor , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

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...

Aija Laitinen

Project Researcher , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition