Jyrki Virtanen

Associate Professor , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Kuopio Musculoskeletal Research Unit (KMRU)

Kuopio Musculoskeletal Research Unit (KMRU) headed by Prof. Heikki Kröger, is a multidisciplinary research organization located at the Kuopio campus. In our interdisciplinary study group work specialists from several departments (orthopedics, gynaecology, internal medicine) and our study nurses h...

Maija Ylilauri

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

Miia Kivipelto

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.

Radiation Research Group (RARE)

The group investigates the effects of non-ionizing radiation, ionizing radiation and chemicals from the point of view of both environmental health and ecological risks.