Clinical Nutrition and Nutrition Therapy

Our research is based on randomized controlled dietary inervention studies examining the effects of nutrients, diet and lifestyle on metabolism and risk of non-communicable diseases. We concentrate on the health effects of the quality of dietary fat, dietary fiber and dietary patterns. Lately, we...

Kirsikka Aittola

Early Stage Researcher , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Diabetes and Heart Disease Research Unit

Diabetes and Heart Disease Research Unit is focusing mainly on
- genetic studies of type 2 diabetes,
- congenital hyperinsulinemia,
- early onset atherosclerosis and
- inherited heart diseases (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy).

The le...

T2D-Data

Data-based solutions for prevention of type 2 diabetes

StopDia

Stop Diabetes (StopDia) is a wide multidisciplinary research project aiming to prevent type 2 diabetes via actions on both individual and environmental level. The research project develops a model of the best strategies for the Finnish society and health care system and provides information on co...

Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research Group

Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research Unit (PHORU) is a research group with a primary focus on health technology assessment (HTA) and outcomes research (e.g., in terms of health-related quality of life, costs, work ability) of pharmacotherapies, health policies, and other health care technologies...

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...