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Nobel Laureate Sir Peter Ratcliffe: Researcher, Find Your Own Question

26.08.2022

There are approximately 40 trillion cells in the human body and every one of them needs oxygen to survive. If the oxygen level drops, the cells must be able to sense the change and adapt to it. Sir Peter Ratcliffe discovered how this adaptation occurs. The discovery earned Ratcliffe and his associates the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2019. Ratcliffe visited the University of Turku 25 August. 

Professor Westermarck from the University of Turku Nominated as a Member of the Board of the European Cancer Organisations

14.07.2022

Professor of Cancer Biology at the University of Turku, InLAMES Flagship Director Jukka Westermarck has been nominated as a member of the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) executive board. EACR is Europe's largest association promoting cancer research and has more than 10,000 members worldwide.

InFLAMES Corporate Corner: diagnostics are being developed together with companies

07.06.2022

– Developing new diagnostic methods for detection and treatment of various diseases are key objectives of the InFLAMES Research Flagship. Collaboration with companies is invaluable to achieve this goal. The next InFLAMES Corporate Corner discusses on how the University and companies are already facilitating the cooperation and what more is needed, both from us and the diagnostics companies, to make the process even smoother” says InFLAMES Project Manager Kaisa Hakkila.

InFLAMES Visiting Professor lecture by Professor Teng-Leong Chew

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10.6.2022 at 14.00 - 15.00
Welcome to the InFLAMES Visiting Professor lecture by Professor Teng-Leong Chew! The lecture is held on Friday, June 10th at 14-15 in Medisiina D lecture hall Lauren 2. Coffee, tea and cookies are served on-site before the seminar.It’s also possible to participate via Zoom: https://utu.zoom.us/j...

Introductory lecture of InFLAMES Visiting Professor Teng-Leong Chew

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6.6.2022 at 12.00 - 13.00
Welcome to the introductory lecture of InFLAMES Visiting Professor Teng-Leong Chew! The lecture is held on Monday, June 6th at 12-13 in Medisiina D lecture hall Lauren 2. Coffee, tea and cookies are served on-site before the seminar.It’s also possible to participate via Zoom: https://utu.zoom.us/j...

Turku PET Centre Introduces New Total-Body PET Scanner

24.05.2022

The new total-body PET scanner has been introduced at the Turku PET Centre. This new generation of medical imaging devices offers novel methods for studying diseases that affect the entire body, not only a single organ. Such diseases include diabetes, coronary artery disease, and multiple sclerosis. For the patient, being able to use the new device means a lower amount of radiation and a shorter scanning time.