Kimmo Räsänen

Professor, Emeritus , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

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.

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...

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...