The Immune System in Skin Cancers

The research project, constituting a part of the North-Savo Skin Cancer Program (NoSCaP), is aimed at enhancing secondary prevention of skin cancers through identification of patients at increased risk for skin cancers.

Professor Ilkka Harvima and Dr Hanna Siiskonen, Department of ...

Tumor-stroma interaction - Pasonen-Seppänen group

01.09.2019 -
Tumor microenvironment (TME) has an active contribution to tumor development and cancer progression. This extremely complex system is composed of multiple cell types, such as fibroblasts and infiltrating immune cells, and structural extracellular matrix (ECM), which is mainly composed of hyaluron...

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.

Annakaisa Haapasalo Group (Molecular Neurodegeneration)

01.06.2015 -
Our research focus lies in the genetic background and molecular mechanisms underpinning neurodegenerative diseases, especially frontotemporal dementia (FTD). To this end, we utilize a variety of in vitro and in vivo model systems and patient-derived cells, clinical samples and data. We are especi...

Inhalation Toxicology Laboratory

The research of the Inhalation Toxicology Laboratory is focused on toxicological effects of inhalable environmental exposures in the immune system. Our aim is to identify the actual causes of health effects by using cell lines, experimental animals and clinical samples. The research is conducted ...