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Ceremonial Conferment of Faculty of Medicine Celebrates 152 Doctors and 5 Honorary Doctors – Participate in Honorary Doctors’ Public Lectures and Follow the Academic Procession


The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Turku is organising a ceremonial conferment of doctoral degrees on 26 May 2023. The Conferment Ceremony starts at noon at the Turku Concert Hall. The Academic Procession to the Cathedral can be followed starting from 3.30pm (if weather permits).

On the Mission to Unleash the Full Power of ICB in Cancer


Through immunotherapies utilising Immune Checkpoint Blockers (ICB), advanced solid cancers can today be treated with unprecedented efficacy. However, not all patients respond positively to these treatments. InFLAMES researcher, Docent Carlos Rogerio Figueiredo and his team are working to uncover the underlying causes of this resistance to ICB. They focus on patients suffering from malignant melanomas and lung cancers as main research models. 

New Discoveries! - thesis seminar in Biomedicine, 19-21 April 2023


19.4.2023 at 8.30 - 21.4.2023 at 16.15
When?• Wed 19 April, 8.30 am to 4.15 pm• Thu 20 April, 8.30 am to 4.15 pm• Fri 21 April, 8.30 am to 4.15 pmWhere? Alhopuro lecture hall, Medisiina D (Kiinamyllynkatu 10) / live stream via Echo: annual Terveydeksi!/New...

Researchers Developed an AI-Based Method to Replace Chemical Staining of Tissue


Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland, the University of Turku, and Tampere University have developed an artificial intelligence-based method for virtual staining of histopathological tissue samples as a part of the Nordic ABCAP consortium. Chemical staining has been the cornerstone of studying histopathology for more than a century and is widely applied in, for example, cancer diagnostics.

Faculty of Medicine at the University of Turku Confers Five Honorary Doctors in Its Ceremonial Conferment in the Spring


The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Turku organises a ceremonial conferment of doctoral degrees on 25–27 May 2023. Five honorary doctors will be conferred in the ceremony. They will receive the title of honorary doctor for their scientific merits, collaboration with the Faculty, and their impact on society.

Second Nordic Conference on Personalized Medicine


14.6.2023 at 8.00 - 16.6.2023 at 13.15
The Finnish Society of Clinical Pharmacology arranges the second Nordic Conference on Personalized Medicine (NORPM2023) in Turku, Finland, from 14th to 16th June 2023. This three-day conference will bring together outstanding Nordic and international scientists to promote research and implementation...