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...

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...

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...

ESPON QoL - Quality of Life Measurements and Methodology

The objective of this ESPON activity is to receive answers to the following key policy questions:
• How does the concept and measurement of quality of life differ in meaning at different scales
(national, regional, local)?
• What are the territorial dimensions of quality of l...

Embodetect Study Group

Imaging as an aid in understanding stroke etiology.

Goup is led by adjunct professor Pirjo Mustonen and professor Ritva Vanninen.

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...

Nutrigenomics and molecular nutrition group

Nutrigenomics and non-communicable or chronic diseases: Nutrigenomics is an emerging science in nutrition that uses molecular tools to better understand the physiological responses obtained through a certain diet in individuals and population groups.

At the Institute of Public Hea...