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 2020

Publications 1990 2019

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

Peltonen, K. K., Vartiainen, M. V., Laitala-Leinonen, T., Koskinen, S. K., Luoto, T., Pertab, J. & Hokkanen, L. S., 2019, In : Child Neuropsychology. 25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Anagrelide for gastrointestinal stromal tumor

Pulkka, O-P. A., Gebreyohannes, Y. K., Wozniak, A., Mpindi, J. P., Tynninen, O. K., Icay-Rouhiainen, K. A., Cervera Taboada, A., Keskitalo, S. E., Murumägi, A., Kulesskiy, E., Laaksonen, M., Wennerberg, J. K., Varjosalo, M. T., Laakkonen, P. M., Lehtonen, R. J., Hautaniemi, S. K., Kallioniemi, O-P., Schöffski, P., Sihto, H. & Joensuu, H. T., 2019, In : Clinical Cancer Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

A Normative Study of ImPACT® in Finnish Professional Male Ice Hockey Players

Vartiainen, M. V., Peltonen, K. K., Holm, A., Koskinen, S. K., Iverson, G. L. & Hokkanen, L. S., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Applied neuropsychology-Adult.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 2011 2019

Computational analyses of small molecules activity from phenotypic screens

Tero Aittokallio (Supervisor)
8 Jan 2019

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

Mitä jokaisen lääkärin tulisi tietää suoliston mikrobiomista

Anne Salonen (Speaker)
10 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Are we overtreating the aging athlete?

Teppo Järvinen (Speaker)
18 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Endourologia19 -koulutus

Kimmo Taari (Attendee)
9 Jan 2019

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

Lääkäripäivät 2019

Asta Kristiina Toivonen (Speaker: Presenter), Maarit Kristiina Nevalainen (Speaker: Presenter), Eeva Pyörälä (Speaker: Presenter)
10 Jan 2019

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

Prizes

Matti Äyräpää Award

Olli-Pekka Kallioniemi (Recipient), 11 Jan 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

Seth Wichmann palkinto

Anniina Eine Maria Färkkilä (Recipient), 15 Nov 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards