Biomarkers for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Research focus: pathogenesis of Alzheimer's research, particularly search for new biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases.

Biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases are needed for early diagnosis, follow-up of the progression of the disease and monitoring of therapeutic responses...

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.

Jyrki Virtanen

Associate Professor , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Alzheimer's disease Follow-Up Study - ALSOVA

From monitoring care, use of health and social services and costs to the prediction of resources needed in care and the importance of Alzheimer's disease from the point of view of health economy.

The members of the ALSOVA-research group, led by professor Anne Koivisto, and the coll...

Clinical Alzheimer Research

Clinical Alzheimer Research groups have a wide expertise in clinical and population based cohorts, risk factors, neuropsychology, biomarkers, genetics, brain imaging, and clinical interventions and trials in AD and mild cognitive impairment.

ALSOVA - A 5-Year Alzheimer's Disease Fo...