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...

Kuopio Pediatric Research Unit - KUPRU - Research Projects

Research projects:
- Adrenarche – Increase of adrenal androgen secretion in childhood
- Lower respiratory infections in children/Treatment of bronchiolitis and wheezy bronchitis
- Recognizing the type of dyspnea with smartphone motion sensors
- Fitness, nutrition and q...

Virva Hyttinen

Postdoctoral Researcher , Department of Health and Social Management

Sini Kontkanen

Postdoctoral Researcher , School of Applied Educational Science and Teacher Education

Martti Siekkinen

Senior University Lecturer , School of Applied Educational Science and Teacher Education

Sari Havu-Nuutinen

Professor , School of Applied Educational Science and Teacher Education