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Tiina
Laitala
Adjunct Professor, Institute of Biomedicine
University Lecturer, Institute of Biomedicine

Contact

+358 29 450 4619
+358 50 477 9873
Kiinamyllynkatu 10
20520
Turku

Areas of expertise

mTBI
microRNA
imaging
concussion
neuroanatomy
visuomotor research
tissue trauma healing
skeletal biology
sports trauma

Teaching

  • Neuroanatomy
  • Human anatomy
  • Histology
  • Cell biology
  • Sports trauma


Research

Our research focuses on the mechanisms involved in short regulatory RNA physiology. These molecules (siRNAs, shRNAs, microRNAs) modulate gene expression, thus affecting not only differentiation and developmental maturation of cells and organ systems, but also tissue healing after trauma.

Publications

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Synthesis and In Vivo PET Imaging of Hyaluronan Conjugates of Oligonucleotides (2016)

Bioconjugate Chemistry
Satish Jadhav, Meeri Käkelä, Jussi Mäkilä, Max Kiugel, Heidi Liljenbäck, Jenni Virta, Päivi Poijärvi-Virta, Tiina Laitala-Leinonen, Ville Kytö, Sirpa Jalkanen, Antti Saraste, Anne Roivainen, Harri Lönnberg, Pasi Virta
(A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä)