Interventional Radiology Study Group

Interventional radiology is one of the most rapidly developing areas of clinical medicine and an example of the trends in modern medicine: accurate and minimally invasive therapy by using modern imaging guidance. The most important applications are therapies for atherosclerotic cardiovascular dis...

Clinical Epilepsy Research

Research Group is led by Professor Reetta Kälviäinen

More information can be found from the research group home page

Heart surgery imaging

Group leader
Marja Hedman
MD, PhD, Professor, Cardiologist

marja.hedman (at) kuh.fi
Heart Center, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Clinical Imaging Center, Department of Clinical Radiology
Kuopio University Hospital, P.O. BOX 100, FIN-70029,...

Irene Karhunen

Financial Secretary , Financial Services/On-site administrative services of the Faculty of Health Sciences

Cancer Imaging Study Group

Leader of the group is professor Ritva Vanninen.

Breast cancer imaging

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in industrialized countries. Treatment decisions are mainly based on preoperative imaging studies and histopathology. The aims of the breast cancer...

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...

Molecular Pathology and Genetics of Cancer

We study the etiology and pathogenesis of malignant diseases with a special emphasis on the histopathologic, molecular pathologic and genetic/genomic factors. Profound collaboration between several research groups at the UEF and Kuopio University Hospital (KUH) as well as with our national and in...

EPI-MRI Study Group

Novel brain imaging for presurgical planning.

Research group leader is professor Ritva Vanninen.

Embodetect Study Group

Imaging as an aid in understanding stroke etiology.

Goup is led by adjunct professor Pirjo Mustonen and professor Ritva Vanninen.