Atte Eskelinen

Postdoctoral Researcher , Department of Applied Physics

Jonna Niskanen

Early Stage Researcher , A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences

Metabolic MR Imaging Group

01.09.2017 -
Our group is interested in the development of novel metabolic imaging using hyperpolarised MRI to gain a better understanding of potential biomarkers for metabolic diseases in brain and in other organs such as heart.

Microplastics and health

Microplastics research group in the School of Pharmacy. We study the health effects and methods of transportation of micro- and nanoplastics using pharmaceutical research methods, in addition, we develop sample preparation and analytical methods for microplastics.

Neurobiology of Memory

Our research group investigates neurobiological mechanisms underlying memory impairment in Alzheimer’s disease and searches for new treatment options to halt the disease progression.

Neuroinflammation research group

Acute and slowly degenerative diseases, such as stroke, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and Parkinson’s disease are all without a cure and although etiologically very distinct, they share common pathological hallmarks. One of the main shared features of these diseases is neuroinflammation geared by acti...

Tarja Malm

Professor , A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences