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.

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

A personalized care plan is positively associated with better clinical outcomes in the care of patients with type 2 diabetes: A cross-sectional real-life study

Mikkola, I., Hagnäs, M., Hartsenko, J., Kaila, M. & Winell, K., 15 May 2019, In : Canadian Journal of Diabetes.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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

Biomateriaalien käyttö hammasimplanttien asettamisen yhteydessä: Implanttirekisterin aineisto vuosilta 2005-2015

Salmikivi, J., Gebraad, A. & Suuronen, R., Jun 2019, In : Suomen hammaslääkärilehti. 2019, 6, p. 24-30 7 p.

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

Cells (Journal)

Abdelhakim Salem (Reviewer)
23 Apr 2019

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

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

Oncotargets and therapy (Journal)

Abdelhakim Salem (Reviewer)
9 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

British Journal of Pharmacology (Journal)

Abdelhakim Salem (Reviewer)
1 Feb 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