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.

Microplastic research

Microplastic researc group develops methods for quantitative and qualitative analysis of microplastics from environmental samples and foodstuffs. The ongoing research projects focus on further development of analytical methods and analysis of microplastics from industrial process waters and waste...

Samuel Hartikainen

Research Trainee , Research group for Indoor Environment and Occupational Health

Arto Koistinen

Director of Research Infrastructure , Performance Management and Quality

Toxicology Research Group

Our group studies toxicity of various environmental exposures using multiple methods. We study e.g., toxicity of microplastics and biocolourants in cultured cells as well as endocrine disrupting chemicals in cellular and animal models. In birth cohort research, we study the effects of exposure du...