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...

Nihay Laham Karam

Assistant Professor , A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences

Tiia Turunen

Postdoctoral Researcher , A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences

Vascular Biology (Laakkonen)

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Epigenomics of vitamin D

01.10.2000 -
The scientific interest of our team is on mechanisms of gene regulation and its impact on major common diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis and cancer. Our investigations use methods of molecular biology, bioinformatics and systems biology.