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 2018 2020

Publications 2008 2019

Gene expression changes related to immune processes associate with cognitive endophenotypes of schizophrenia

Ukkola-Vuoti, L., Torniainen-Holm, M., Ortega-Alonso, A., Sinha, V., Tuulio-Henriksson, A., Paunio, T., Lönnqvist, J., Suvisaari, J. & Hennah, W., 10 Jan 2019, In : Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry. 88, p. 159-167 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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A Functional Homologous Recombination Assay Predicts Primary Chemotherapy Response and Long-Term Survival in Ovarian Cancer Patients

Tumiati, M., Hietanen, S., Hynninen, J., Pietilä, E., Färkkilä, A., Kaipio, K., Roering, P., Huhtinen, K., Alkodsi, A., Li, Y., Lehtonen, R., Erkan, E. P., Tuominen, M. M., Lehti, K., Hautaniemi, S. K., Vähärautio, A., Grenman, S., Carpen, O. & Kauppi, L., 15 Sep 2018, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 24, 18, p. 4482-4493 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Airway obstruction and mortality

Mattila, T., 2018, Helsinki: Helsingin yliopisto. 84 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

Aivoverisuonitaudit

Koivisto, T., Lindgren, A., Bendel, S., Manninen, H., Niemelä, M., Rinne, J. & Jääskeläinen, J. E., 2018, Kirurgia. Leppäniemi, A., Kuokkanen, H. & Salminen, P. (eds.). 3. uud. p. ed. Helsinki : Duodecim, p. 908-918 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Activities 2017 2018

Annual Conference 2018 /AMEE Association for Medical Education in Europe

Alexander von Wendt (Poster Presentation), Eeva Pyörälä (Poster Presentation), Leila Arja Kaarina Niemi-Murola (Speaker: Presenter)
25 Aug 20188 Dec 2018

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

Annual Conference 2018 /AMEE Association for Medical Education in Europe

Asta Kristiina Toivonen (Speaker: Presenter), Maarit Kristiina Nevalainen (Attendee), Eeva Pyörälä (Attendee)
25 Aug 201829 Aug 2018

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

Medical Education (Journal)

Eeva Pyörälä (Reviewer)
10 Oct 201810 Dec 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

International workshop for researchers working with the Communicative Development Inventory -methods

Suvi Stolt (Participant), Tiia Tulviste (Participant), Astra Schults (Participant), Mårten Eriksson (Participant), Jelena Kuvac (Participant)
30 Aug 201831 Aug 2018

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - Other

Annual Conference 2018 /AMEE Association for Medical Education in Europe

Anne Maarit Hölttä-Vuori (Speaker: Presenter), Matti Sakari Airaksinen (Poster Presentation), Eeva Pyörälä (Poster Presentation)
25 Aug 201829 Aug 2018

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