Anu Ruusunen

University Lecturer , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Clinical Research Centre - CRC

CRC 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.

It works in close collaboration with the Kuopio University Hos...

Multiple Sclerosis - research group

Our specific aims are:

To elucidate the role of neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis using modern brain imaging and OCT methods in correlation with clinical variables and biomarkers. We also evaluate the correlation of heart rate variability and autonomic dysfunction with neuro...

Cancer Imaging Study Group

Leader of the group is professor Ritva Vanninen.

Breast cancer imaging

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in industrialized countries. Treatment decisions are mainly based on preoperative imaging studies and histopathology. The aims of the breast cancer...

Interventional Radiology Study Group

Interventional radiology is one of the most rapidly developing areas of clinical medicine and an example of the trends in modern medicine: accurate and minimally invasive therapy by using modern imaging guidance. The most important applications are therapies for atherosclerotic cardiovascular dis...

Immunology of type 1 diabetes

We study the immunological dysfunctions in human type 1 diabetes by utilizing samples from well-characterized Finnish clinical cohorts and by using state-of-the-art biomedical methodology

Tarja Kokkola

Quality Coordinator , Institute of Clinical Medicine