Labs and Researchers

Labs
TBMC optical imaging lab

Brain imaging and other research resources in the Turku region
The Turku region has excellent resources for brain research including PET, MRI, fNIRS, EEG, TMS, eye-tracking and tDCS. For more information, please contact the PIs working with these devices or the TBMC coordinator.  


Researchers

Kinase Function in the Brain:
Eleanor Coffey

Neuronal Signalling Laboratory:
Michael Courtney 

Alpha2-Adrenoceptors as targets for drug development:
Mika Scheinin

Pharmacology of GABA(A) receptor subtypes:
Mikko Uusi-Oukari

Neuroinflammation group (MS):
Laura Airas 
Eero Rissanen

Movement disorders:
Juho Joutsa
Valtteri Kaasinen

Alzheimer:
Merja Haaparanta-Solin
Juha Rinne
Francisco Lopez-Picon

Neurodegenerative diseases and brain metabolism:
Ullamari Pesonen

Biomedical epigenomics:
Riikka Lund

TBI research group:
Jussi Posti
Olli Tenovuo

Neurosurgery:
Jaakko Rinne
Juri Kivelev

Brain stimulation:
Satu Jääskeläinen

Turku Brain Lab:
Juho Joutsa

Efficacy of music in neurological rehabilitation:
Seppo Soinila

Anaesthesiology:
Timo Laitio

Sleep and breathing:
Päivi Polo
Tarja Saaresranta

Speech and Language Pathology:
Minna Lehtonen
Henry Railo
Elina Mainela-Arnold

Research Centre for Child Psychiatry:
Andre Sourander

Finnbrain Research:
Hasse Karlsson

Psychotic disorders
Jarmo Hietala

Turku Psychosis and Substance Use (TUPSU):
Solja Niemelä

MRCTurku:
Harri Merisaari

Psychology:
Mikko Hurme
Heikki Hämäläinen
Mika Koivisto
Jukka Leppänen
Markus Rantala

Brain Train:
Matti Laine

Dreaming and consciousness:
Antti Revonsuo
Katja Valli
Sikka Pilleriin
Jarno Tuominen

Anesthesia Mechanisms:
Harry Scheinin

Emotions lab:
Lauri Nummenmaa

Mathematics Learning Research Group:
Minna Hannula-Sormunen

Turku Game Lab/Turku University of Applied Sciences:
Mika Luimula
Elina Kontio

Olof Solin