Astrid Murumägi
  • PL 20 (Tukholmankatu 8)




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Research interests

Astrid Murumägi is a senior scientist at the Kallioniemi group. She received her PhD in Molecular Immunology at the University of Tampere.  During her postdoctoral training she transitioned to systems biology and genomics by joining Prof. Olli Kallioniemi´s team at FIMM in 2009. Her work is focused on applying systems medicine in cancer research. She is involved in the FIMM Grand Challenge on Individualized Systems Medicine program. More specifically, she is responsible for ovarian cancer and melanoma functional precision medicine projects, where patient-derived cancer cells are used for comprehensive drug sensitivity testing and molecular profiling to identify best treatment strategies for patients. In addition she is involved in several collaboration projects where the drug testing platform has been applied to uncover novel drug vulnerabilities in cancer cells.

Fields of Science

  • 3111 Biomedicine
  • 318 Medical biotechnology
  • 3122 Cancers

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.