The first Turku Imaging Day will take place in Turku on October 3rd. The day will bring together the imaging community of Turku's universities, which may be unexpectedly large. "Almost 100% of researchers in life sciences use imaging in their work," says Research Manager Pasi Kankaanpää of the Turku Faculty of Medicine.
Keyword: Turku PET Centre
Frontiers of Science Seminar program is ready for autumn 2023. All seminars are on-site only at 12:00 in BioCity, Presidentti auditorium. Coffee and sandwich is served before each seminar.
A new study from Turku PET Centre and Åbo Akademi University has revealed that orgasm releases endogenous opioids in the human brain.
Registration to BioCity Symposium is open until 11 August 2023. BioCity Symposium is one of the most important meetings in Turku region for researchers working in the fields of bio- and molecular medicine. This year the event is arranged with title Sculpting tissues – Cells, matrix and forces.
Decreased thalamic activity is a correlate for being asleep during general anesthesia – Except for ketamine
In a study conducted at the University of Turku, Finland, the neural mechanisms of different anesthetics were investigated using functional brain imaging. Disconnection from external world and events ("being asleep") was specifically related to reduced activity in the central thalamic nuclei in subjects who received propofol, dexmedetomidine or sevoflurane, but not in subjects who received S-ketamine.
Folate-based radiopharmaceuticals can be used in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging to detect folate receptors in brain tumours. The discovery of folate receptors and their exploitation potential with respect to brain tumours is a new and significant finding in the field.
Two new Finnish studies show that short bouts of light or moderate exercise can increase the number of immune cells in the bloodstream of cancer patients.
Human Brains Process Social Situations Similarly – Researchers Discovered a Brain Network for Social Perception
A recent study conducted at the University of Turku shows that different people have similar brain activity when perceiving social situations. Researchers discovered an extensive neural network in the human brain that effectively processes various social information.
A new study from the University of Turku and Aalto University in Finland reveals that art has a powerful effect on people's bodies and emotions.
BioCity Turku asks for proposals for Elias Tillandz publication prize winner at latest 28 February 2023.
In the context of the 32nd BioCity Symposium (24-25 August 2023) the nineteenth Elias Tillandz prize will be awarded for the best scientific paper published in 2022 in Turku.