A new study conducted in Turku reveals how symptoms indicating depression and anxiety are linked to brain function changes already in healthy individuals.
Keyword: Turku PET Centre
Opioids regulate the feelings of pleasure and pain in the brain. A study by the national Turku PET Centre shows that age, sex and smoking influence μ-opioid receptor density in the brain. The results of the study help to better understand the differences between individuals when it comes to neuropsychiatric disorders.
Human emotion system laboratory team at the University of Turku and Turku PET Centre introduces a fully automated method for acute ischemic lesion segmentation on brain MRIs and shows how artificial intelligence can reduce the work load of radiologists.
Finnish research team maps neural activity in response to watching horror movies. A study conducted by the University of Turku shows the top horror movies of the past 100 years, and how they manipulate brain activity. The findings were published in the journal Neuroimage.
Researchers at the University of Turku's PET Centre and the Technical University of Munich have collaboratively demonstrated a new manner of activating brown fat and producing a sense of fullness. The results have been published in the esteemed journal Cell.
Brown fat consumes energy, reduces the amount of harmful cholesterol and improves the body’s sugar levels. Stock photo.
Call for applications for doctoral candidate positions and for a right to study for a doctoral degree
Call for applications for fixed-term doctoral candidate positions and also for a right to study for a doctoral degree at the Faculty of Medicine will open on September 3, 2018. Period for applying is September 3– 21, 2018.
The Medisiina Service Point (Faculty of Medicine services) is closed on July 9-29, 2018 (Weeks 28 - 30)
Period for applying for a right to study for a doctoral degree in the Faculty of Medicine is March 1 – 20, 2018. The right to study begins on August 1, 2018.