Marjorita Sormunen

University Lecturer , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Maryam Zarra-Nezhad

Postdoctoral Researcher , School of Applied Educational Science and Teacher Education

Neurobiology of disease

The main goal of our research is to understand the mechanisms that lead to neurodegenerative diseases and to identify novel therapeutic approaches for them. We are interested in the effects of environmental agents (such as air pollution and viral infections) and lifestyle factors on brain health...

Neurobiology of Memory

Our research group investigates neurobiological mechanisms underlying memory impairment in Alzheimer’s disease and searches for new treatment options to halt the disease progression.

Northern Dimensions of European Union Actorness

01.01.2016 - 31.12.2019
This research deals with the EU's role as a global actor by focusing on one of the a highly sensitive area: relations with Russia. Despite the apparent frustration of EU neighbourhood policy ambitions due to Russian interventions, particularly in regard to Ukraine, lessons need to be learned from...

Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research Group

Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research Unit (PHORU) is a research group with a primary focus on health technology assessment (HTA) and outcomes research (e.g., in terms of health-related quality of life, costs, work ability) of pharmacotherapies, health policies, and other health care technologies...

PROMEQ

01.08.2016 - 31.12.2021
PROMEQ researches and develops holistic model and inclusive methods for health and wellbeing promotion in collaboration with the representatives of the vulnerable groups, service professionals, third sector organizations and decision makers.