Heikki Tanila

Professor , A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences

Katja Kanninen

Associate Professor , A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences

Neurobiology of disease

The main goal of our research is to understand the mechanisms that lead to neurodegenerative diseases and to identify novel therapeutic approaches for them. We are interested in the effects of environmental agents (such as air pollution and viral infections) and lifestyle factors on brain health...

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.