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...

Single Cell Genomics Core

Single cell genomics technologies are transforming our understanding of biology and disease. This technology can be applied across a breadth of research areas to provide detailed cellular maps of tissues, organoids, and cell-based models.

As a part of the national Biocenter Finlan...

Cancer Center of Eastern Finland - CCEF

Cancer Center of Eastern Finland - CCEF - is an alliance of research groups extending from the fields of basic molecular science to Kuopio University Hospital clinics.

CCEF includes strong research infrastructure, wide-ranging national and foreign networking as well as top level s...

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.

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...