Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland

  • Finland

  • Tukholmankatu 8, Biomedicum 2



Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The mission of the Institute is to advance new fundamental understanding of the molecular, cellular and etiological basis of human diseases. This understanding will lead to improved means of diagnostics and the treatment and prevention of common health problems. Finnish clinical and epidemiological study materials will be used in the research.

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


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Sofia-Maria Aakko, PhD

Person: Teaching and research personnel

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Taija af Hällström

Person: Teaching and research personnel

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Ari Ahola-Olli

Person: Teaching and research personnel

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Vasudha Ahuja

Person: Teaching and research personnel

Projects 2005 2022

Publications 1966 2019

Achieving Reproducibility and Accuracy in Detection of Human Somatic Tumor Mutations

The Somatic Mutation Working Group of the SEQC-II Consortium & Scherer, A., Jan 2019, (Submitted) In : Nature Biotechnology.

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 novel rare CUBN variant and three additional genes identified in Europeans with and without diabetes: results from an exome-wide association study of albuminuria

Ahluwalia, T. S., Schulz, C-A., Waage, J., Skaaby, T., Sandholm, N., van Zuydam, N., Charmet, R., Bork-Jensen, J., Almgren, P., Thuesen, B. H., Bedin, M., Brandslund, I., Christensen, C. K., Linneberg, A., Ahlqvist, E., Groop, P-H., Hadjadj, S., Tregouet, D-A., Jorgensen, M. E., Grarup, N. & 9 othersPedersen, O., Simons, M., Groop, L., Orho-Melander, M., McCarthy, M. I., Melander, O., Rossing, P., Kilpeläinen, T. O. & Hansen, T., Feb 2019, In : Diabetologia. 62, 2, p. 292-305 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Association studies of up to 1.2 million individuals yield new insights into the genetic etiology of tobacco and alcohol use

23 Me Res Team, HUNT All In Psychiat, Liu, M., Palviainen, T., Loukola, A. & Kaprio, J., Feb 2019, In : Nature Genetics. 51, 2, p. 237-+ 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 1990 2019

Computational analyses of small molecules activity from phenotypic screens

Tero Aittokallio (Supervisor)
8 Jan 2019

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

Data Science day

Sailalitha Bollepalli (Attendee)
21 Feb 2019

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

International Journal of Public Health (Journal)

Maarit Piirtola (Reviewer)
14 Jan 2019

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

Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM) University of Oslo

Sailalitha Bollepalli (Visiting researcher)
14 Jan 201926 Jan 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

How to Utilize Genomic Information in Medicine Today and in the Future?

Aarno Palotie (Speaker)
8 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation


TheDB - repository of cancer personalised medicine molecular profiling data

Västrik, I. (Creator), FIMM, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, 2015