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Pipsa Saharinen

Associate Professor (tenure track)

  • PL 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8)




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Fields of Science

  • 3111 Biomedicine
  • 118 Biological sciences
  • 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

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


Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Signaling Networks Define Sensitivity to ERBB Inhibition and Stratify Kras Mutant Lung Cancers

Talwelkar, S. S., Nagaraj, A. S., Devlin, J. R., Hemmes, A., Potdar, S., Kiss, E. A., Saharinen, P., Salmenkivi, K. M., Mäyränpää, M. I., Wennerberg, K. & Verschuren, E., Oct 2019, In : Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. 18, 10, p. 1863-1874 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Anti-angiogenic Targets: Angiopoietin and Angiopoietin-Receptors

Kiss, E. A. & Saharinen, P. I., 2018, Tumor Angiogenesis: A Key Target for Cancer Therapy. Marmé, D. (ed.). Springer, 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Lymphatic endothelium stimulates melanoma metastasis and invasion via MMP14-dependent Notch3 and beta 1-integrin activation

Pekkonen, P., Alve, S., Balistreri, G., Gramolelli, S., Tatti-Bugaeva, O., Paatero, I., Niiranen, O., Tuohinto, K., Perala, N., Taiwo, A., Zinovkina, N., Repo, P., Icay, K., Ivaska, J., Saharinen, P., Hautaniemi, S., Lehti, K. & Ojala, P. M., 1 May 2018, In : eLife. 7, 28 p., 32490.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Targeting beta 1-integrin inhibits vascular leakage in endotoxemia

Hakanpaa, L., Kiss, E. A., Jacquemet, G., Miinalainen, I., Lerche, M., Guzman, C., Mervaala, E., Eklund, L., Ivaska, J. & Saharinen, P., 10 Jul 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 28, p. E6467-E6476 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Angiopoietin-Tie signalling in the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems

Eklund, L., Kangas, J. & Saharinen, P., 1 Jan 2017, In : Clinical Science. 131, 1, p. 87-103 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access


  • 3 Supervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis
  • 2 Post doctoral mentor
  • 2 Supervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)
  • 1 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Angiopoietin-2 Signaling Switch in Vascular Inflammation

Pipsa Saharinen (Speaker)
19 Jan 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Anne Pink

Pipsa Saharinen (Supervisor)
1 Oct 2017 → …

Activity: Examination typesPost doctoral mentor

Perifeerisen veren endoteeliprogenitorisolut (Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, B.Sc. Thesis)

Pipsa Saharinen (Supervisor)
2017 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Elina A. Kiss

Pipsa Saharinen (Supervisor)
1 Sep 2016 → …

Activity: Examination typesPost doctoral mentor