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...

Transporter-Targeted Drug Delivery

01.09.2012 -
Endogenous solute carriers (SLCs) and ATP-binding cassette (ABC) proteins transport essential substrates, such as nutrients, hormones, neurotransmitters, metabolites, and drugs across the cell membranes and therefore, have a crucial role in substances’ distribution and disposition in the body. Th...

Prodrugs and Drug Delivery

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

Molecular Modeling and Drug Design Research Group

Our molecular modeling and computer-aided drug design (CADD) group at School of Pharmacy in Kuopio applies various computational chemistry methods to speed up identification of new drug candidates, and to improve their properties. Our group utilizes both structure-based and ligand-based methods.

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...