Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The identity, mission and the function of dental medicine are unique. This field of science includes wide variety of clinical and non-clinical academic fields of research. FINDOS Helsinki offers an excellent working environment, where young dental researchers will get all the necessary guidance and support to develop into the future’s academic dentists.

The research groups of FINDOS Helsinki have research laboratories in Biomedicum Helsinki at the Meilahti campus and in the Institute of Biotechnology at the Viikki campus. FINDOS Helsinki offers excellent training, such as dental seminars, literature seminars and scientific (e.g. developmental biology) retreats.

The main fields of the FINDOS doctoral programme are:

  • Normal and disturbed dental, facial and skull development and its genetic regulation
  • Controlled tissue generation and bioresorbing material
  • Stomatognathion and its pathological conditions
  • Oral Infections and their mechanisms
  • Oral health care
  • Cancer biology
  • Oral implements of  systemic diseases

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

Profiles

Photo of Ahmed Abushahba
20152019
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Ahmed Al-Samadi

Person: Teaching and research personnel

20152018
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Taina Autti

Person: Teaching and research personnel

19962018

Projects 2015 2016

Oral healthcare services

Vehkalahti, M. M., Palotie, U., Varsio, S., Valaste, M. & Swanljung, O.

04/11/2015 → …

Project: Research project

Publications 1990 2019

Association of childhood oral infections with cardiovascular risk factors and subclinical atherosclerosis in adulthood.

Pussinen, P. J., Paju, S., Koponen, J., Viikari, J., Taittonen, L., Laitinen, T., Burgner, D., Kähönen, M., Hutri-Kähönen, N., Raitakari, O. & Juonala, M., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : JAMA Network Open.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Comparison of postoperative skeletal stability of maxillary segments after Le Fort I osteotomy, using patient-specific implant versus mini-plate fixation

Kotaniemi, K. VM., Heliövaara, A., Kotaniemi, M., Stoor, P., Leikola, J., Palotie, T. & Suojanen, J., 27 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Histamine H4 Receptor: A Potential Novel Therapeutic Target in Oral Lichen Planus and Oral Tongue Cancer

Salem, A., 9 Apr 2019, Helsinki: Helsingin yliopisto. 114 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

Impact of type of tooth on outcome of non-surgical root canal treatment

Laukkanen, E., Vehkalahti, M. M. & Kotiranta, A. K., 2019, In : Clinical Oral Investigations.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Activities 2007 2019

British Journal of Pharmacology (Journal)

Abdelhakim Salem (Reviewer)
1 Feb 2019

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

Novel Aspects in Inflammation-mediated Oral Carcinogenesis

Abdelhakim Salem (Speaker)
12 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

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Journal of investigative and clinical dentistry (Journal)

Abdelhakim Salem (Reviewer)
19 Apr 201911 May 2019

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

Suomen Hammaslääkäriseura Apollonia (External organisation)

Leo Tjäderhane (Board member)
1 Jan 201931 Dec 2021

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role of body in private company/organisation

Cell Communication and Signaling (Journal)

Abdelhakim Salem (Reviewer)
21 Jan 2019

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

Prizes

Certificate of Recognition

Abdelhakim Salem (Recipient), 26 Aug 2016

Prize: Prizes and awards

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Press / Media