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Clinical Research Centre (CRC)

Research group
01.01.2002 -
Institute of Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences


Clinical Research Centre (CRC) at the University of Eastern Finland Kuopio Campus focuses its clinical research on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention on nationally important chronic diseases, e.g. neurological diseases, diabetes, vascular diseases, obesity and diseases of bone and cartilage.

CRC works in close collaboration with the Kuopio University Hospital.

CRC Research Units

Research groups

Research groups which conduct clinical research at the Institute of Clinical Medicine and Institute of Clinical Nutrition at the University of Eastern Finland belong to the CRC.

Research Communities

CRC research groups are active in strategically significant research communities (RC) of the UEF:




  • Reliability, safety and efficiency are the key elements of the clinical trials and other services.

    The quality management of the Clinical Research Centre is based on the quality management system of the University of Eastern Finland, which has features from the ISO 9001 quality standard. Clinical research complies with the laws and regulations and follows the principles of GCP. Quality assurance methods are applied in all medical research.

    The Clinical Research Centre’s diagnostic laboratories (Gene Diagnostics Laboratory, Brain Biomarker Laboratory) have accreditation according to the ISO 15189 standard for medical laboratories.


    Tarja Kokkola
    Quality coordinator
    Clinical Research Centre
    University of Eastern Finland
    70210 Kuopio