Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Doctoral Programme in Clinical Research at the University of Helsinki is aimed at training professional researchers and academic scientists in the field of clinical medicine. The objective of the doctoral programme is to ensure that enrolled doctoral candidates develop the skills and competence necessary for independent research. The programme supports doctoral training in clinical medicine by advancing the expertise and knowledge in the following key areas:

  • studying epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, diagnostics, treatment and outcome, prevention and prognosis of diseases
  • critical evaluation and practical application of research results

Doctoral candidates enrolled in the Doctoral Programme in Clinical Research participate in a structured training environment encompassing basic and advanced courses in clinical medicine, as well as an extensive transferable skills curriculum provided by Doctoral School in Health Sciences (DSHealth). The doctoral programme supports integration clinical work with professional research training. The goal is to achieve the degree (Doctor of Medical Science, Doctor of Dental Science, or Doctor of Philosophy) from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Helsinki within a four-year net time period.

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

Projects 2016 2021

Publications 1990 2019

A case of keratosis pilaris rubra in a 17th century portrait?

Kluger, N., 9 Mar 2019, In : Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 0, ja

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Adolescent athletes with learning disability display atypical maturational trajectories on concussion baseline testing: Implications based on a Finnish sample

Peltonen, K., Vartiainen, M., Laitala-Leinonen, T., Koskinen, S., Luoto, T., Pertab, J. & Hokkanen, L., 3 Apr 2019, In : Neuropsychology, Development, and Cognition. Section C: Child Neuropsychology. 25, 3, p. 336-351 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Adult spinal deformity: imaging, diagnostics and outcome

Kyrölä, K., 2019, Helsinki: [K. Kyrölä]. 143 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

Amalia X - Dialogical sequence analysis as a method in theory-based single case research in psychoanalysis

Kivikkokangas, S. J. & Leiman, M., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Scandinavian Psychoanalytic Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 2011 2019

Oral language comprehension difficulties in children and adolescents: Evidence-based interventions

Sirpa Tarvainen (Invited speaker), Kaisa Launonen (Speaker), Suvi Stolt (Speaker)
16 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Supervisor of doctoral thesis

Suvi Stolt (Supervisor)
2019 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC), scientific meeting

Kimmo Taari (Attendee)
28 Mar 2019

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

Katetriongelmat leikkauksen jälkeen

Kimmo Taari (Speaker)
1 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

FinnGen Plenary Meeting 4

Samuli Ripatti (Attendee)
5 Mar 20196 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Prizes

Matti Äyräpää Award

Olli Kallioniemi (Recipient), 11 Jan 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

Seth Wichmann palkinto

Anniina Färkkilä (Recipient), 15 Nov 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards