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Creating New Digital Solutions to Help Online Teaching based on Visual Material

16.06.2022

The University of Turku, the University of Münster and the University Medical Center Utrecht are developing new solutions for online teaching based on visual material. During the EU-sponsored project, which will run until 2023, new digital tools coupled with innovative pedagogical scenarios will be tested in the teaching of pathology. At the University of Turku, there are researchers from the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Medicine involved in the project.

New Discoveries! - thesis seminar in Biomedicine

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20.4.2022 at 8.30 - 22.4.2022 at 15.00
The annual Terveydeksi!/New Discoveries! thesis seminar showcases new BSc and MSc theses by students of Biomedicine as well as students from the Drug Discovery and Development and Biomedical Imaging specialisation tracks of the international Masters Degree Programme in Biomedical Sciences. For the...

31st BioCity Symposium 25-26 August 2022

01.04.2022

This year BioCity Symposium is arranged on-site in Mauno Conference Centre, BioCity, together with InFLAMES Research Flagship 25–26 August 2022, with the title Solution is in Immunity. Registration is now open until 11 August 2022.

Health through Research: The Coronavirus Caused Restrictions and Work for the Virologists

01.09.2021

The coronavirus launched a pandemic, but also a wave of new research. In spring 2020, most virologists around the world started to study the new, unknown virus. The challenge was also taken up at the University of Turku and Turku University Hospital (Tyks). Eighteen months into the pandemic, the number of international medical publications related to the virus in PubMed is already around 170,000, which is a truly exceptional number.

Covid-19-mRNA Vaccine Induces Good Immune Response against Coronavirus Variants

30.06.2021

A new Finnish study shows that 180 health care workers who had received two doses of the Pfizer and Biontech vaccine have very good antibody responses against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The immune response was as strong against the alpha variant (formerly the UK variant) but was somewhat decreased against the beta variant (formerly the South Africa variant).

Gut microbiota Not Involved in the Incidence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus – But Gut Microbiota May Be Modulated by Fish Oil And Probiotics

09.09.2020

Consuming the combination of fish oil and probiotic food supplements modulate the composition of gut microbiota in overweight and obese pregnant women, reveals a new study conducted at the University of Turku, Finland. The same study shows that gut microbiota composition and function is not related to gestational diabetes.