Department of Neurology

Our department at Kuopio Campus is a research center with experience in basic and clinical neurosciences.
Our research groups are:

- ALSOVA - A 5-Year Alzheimer's Disease Follow-Up Study
- Biomarkers for Neurodegenerative Disorders
- Brain Research Unit - Cl...

Genetics of gene regulation in disease

Transcription factors regulate their target genes not only upon specific stimuli, but also through binding to specific DNA sequences. Genetic variation that occurs on those binding sequences may disturb target gene expression. It is also a potential source for the “missing variation” in polygenic...

Mikko Turunen

Tutkijatohtori, A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences

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...

Oscar Liu

Opiskelija, student, A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences