IDDP

IDDP -intervention, dietary, diabetes and pregnancy -research is a randomized controlled trial that studies the effect of a dietary intervention on gestational weight gain and gestational diabetes in pregnant women with overweight or obesity. The study is aiming to develop dietary counseling on m...

Kirsikka Aittola

Early Stage Researcher , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Gastroenterologinen kirurgia

Ohjaajat:

Tuomo Rantanen, Professori
Matti Eskelinen, Professori
Sari Venesmaa, dosentti
Pirjo Käkelä, LT
Jukka Pulkkinen, LT

Molecular Mechanisms Of Cardiometabolic Diseases

Cardiometabolic diseases are the most common cause of death worldwide. The main goal of our group is to identify novel molecular mechanisms of development of calcific aortic valve disease and to reveal the effects of maternal cardiometabolic diseases on placental molecular processes and metabolic...

The Physical Activity and Nutrition in Children (PANIC) study

The Physical Activity and Nutrition in Children (PANIC) Study is an ongoing controlled physical activity and dietary intervention study in a large population sample of children followed retrospectively since pregnancy and prospectively until adolescence. The results of the study can be utilized i...

Genetics of gene regulation in disease

Transcription factors regulate their target genes not only upon specific stimuli, but also through binding to specific DNA sequences. Genetic variation that occurs on those binding sequences may disturb target gene expression. It is also a potential source for the “missing variation” in polygenic...