Organization profile

Organisation Profile

DPBM is a broad, international doctoral program that organizes training in the fields of biomedicine and translational and molecular medicine. The aim of DPBM is to train internationally competent experts with excellent skills to continue research or work in other demanding expert positions of the public or private sectors.

Doctoral Programme in Biomedicine doctoral candidates have the opportunity to participate in an excellent research training program including basic and advanced courses in biomedical research offered locally, nationally,  and internationally.  The course offerings include an extensive variety of practical training courses, seminar series and scientific symposia.  Doctoral Programme in Biomedicine doctoral candidates may also participate in all courses that are arranged by DSHealth, in areas including transferable skills, and by other doctoral programs in the school.

By joining the combined Student Council of the Doctoral Programmes in Biomedicine and Clinical Research, doctoral candidates can also participate in organizing symposia and other activities.

The Doctoral Programme in Biomedicine operates within DSHealth in the highly international research environments of the Meilahti and Viikki campuses of the University of Helsinki, offering excellent research and training facilities, high quality infrastructure, and extensive networks and collaborations. 

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Equipment

Projects

Bacterial phytochromes as optogenetic tools

Takala, H. & Multamäki, E. K.

01/01/201831/12/2020

Project: University of Helsinki Three-Year Research Project

Finngen: FinnGen

Palotie, A., Pitkänen, K., Jalanko, A., Lyhs, U., Donner, K. M., Kaunisto, M., Kurki, M. I., Kristiansson, K., Laiho, P., Laivuori, H., Loukola, A., Palta, P., Perola, M., Kajanne, R., Harju, J. J. & Havulinna, A.

15/08/2017 → …

Project: Research project

Publications

Angiopoietin-2 blockade ameliorates autoimmune neuroinflammation by inhibiting leukocyte recruitment into the CNS

Li, Z., Korhonen, E., Merlini, A., Strauss, J., Wihuri, E., Nurmi, H., Antila, S., Paech, J., Deutsch, U., Engelhardt, B., Chintharlapalli, S., Koh, G. Y., Flügel, A. & Alitalo, K., 9 Mar 2020, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Antagonism of peripheral opioid receptors by methylnaltrexone does not prevent morphine tolerance in rats

Blomqvist, K., Dudek, K., Viisanen, H., Mätlik, K., Ahlström, F., Laitila, J., Kalso, E., Rauhala, P. & Lilius, T., 27 May 2020, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Chloroplot: an online program for the versatile plotting of organelle genomes

Zheng, S., Poczai, P., Hyvönen, J., Tang, J. & Amiryousefi, A., 2020, (In preparation) In : Bioinformatics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Epäitsekäs auttaminen vähentää kipua

Pertovaara, A., 2020, In : Kipuviesti : Suomen kivuntutkimusyhdistyksen jäsenlehti. 1, p. 60-61 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesProfessional

Epicardial transplantation of atrial appendage micrograft patch salvages myocardium after infarction

Xie, Y., Lampinen, M., Takala, J., Sikorski, V., Soliymani, R., Tarkia, M., Lalowski, M., Mervaala, E., Kupari, M., Zheng, Z., Hu, S., Harjula, A. & Kankuri, E., 7 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Activities

Abstract reviewer for the American Diabetes Association's 80th Meeting 2020 (Event)

Sanna Lehtonen (Expert)
2020 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in review committee

13th Finnish Gut Day

Aki Ronkainen (Attendee)
23 Jan 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Repurposing the university to tackle the climate emergency

Ossi Ollinaho (Speaker: Chair), Barry Gills (Speaker: Keynote), Tom Böhling (Speaker: Keynote), Sophia Hagolani-Albov (Secretary of organizing committee), Saana Maarit Hokkanen (Member of organizing committee)
16 Jan 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Medical Research Council UK (External organisation)

Antti Pertovaara (Expert)
2020

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in review committee

Divisions of Faculty of Pharmacy (Organisational unit)

Antti Pertovaara (Member)
2020

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

Prizes

Academy of Finland Research Fellow

Jing Tang (Recipient), 1 Sep 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards

Medix Prize 2014

Elina Ikonen (Recipient) & Kristiina Kanerva (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prizes and awards

Most impactful social achievement of the year

Kirsi Pietiläinen (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prizes and awards