Research in Niuvanniemi Hospital

The Niuvanniemi Hospital functions as the Forensic Psychiatric Clinic of the University of Eastern Finland, tasked with providing basic, further and complementary education in forensic psychiatry and conducting research in health sciences.

The clinic is led by professor Jari Tiihonen.

Molecular Modeling and Drug Design Research Group

Our molecular modeling and computer-aided drug design (CADD) group at School of Pharmacy in Kuopio applies various computational chemistry methods to speed up identification of new drug candidates, and to improve their properties. Our group utilizes both structure-based and ligand-based methods.