Vascular Biology (Laakkonen)

'From basic science to translational impact.'
The goal of our junior research group is to improve therapeutics and diagnostics of cardiovascular diseases by understanding the biology behind the diseases. The main focus is in studying vascular anomalies and aortic aneurysms. Particularly ...

Animal Physiology

Animals are exposed to natural and anthropogenic environmental stresses that affect animal life at all levels of biological organization, from molecules and cells to organs, individuals, and populations. We study the physiological adaptation and acclimation of ectothermal animals, mainly fish, an...

Redox signaling (Anna-Liisa Levonen group)

Nrf2 is a transcription factor mainly involved in combating cellular stress caused by reactive oxygen and nitrogen species. However, Nrf2 is also involved in cancer and cardiometabolic diseases, making it an essential drug target.