UTU Research Faculty of Medicine meets LIFE on 25th of January

LIFE focuses on multigenerational health pathways for lifelong health. It has high scientific and public health importance and an innovative strategy to identify novel methods for early prediction, treatment and prevention of major non-communicable diseases that pose the highest public health burden globally.

This event is organised in collaboration with Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Technology, Turku Bioscience Centre and Turku PET Centre.

Time: 25.1.2023
Venue: Säätiö, Medisiina D

Register here: https://link.webropolsurveys.com/Participation/Public/a11405a0-0c74-4b5a-8d7e-89e50f2ea123?displayId=Fin2701029


12.00 Lunch at Tiedonkolu, Medisiina D

12.45 Opening words - Vice Dean Markus Juonala

13.00 Transcription systems of bacteria and viruses as targets for drug development – Associate Professor Georgi Belokurov

13.20 Cancer cell growth regulation - Senior Research Fellow Otto Kauko

13.40 Tackling atrial fibrillation from bench to bedside – Associate Professor of Cardiology Tuomas Kiviniemi

14.00 TBA - Associate Professor of Surgery Peter Boström

14.20 Coffee and networking break

14.45 Introduction to LIFE research infrastructures

Single Cell Omics – Senior Research Fellow Tapio Lönnberg
Biostatistics – Biostatistician Terhi Kolari
Centre for Population Health – Professor Olli Raitakari/Associate Professor Linnea Karlsson

15.15 Keynote lecture – Professor Jeroen Bax Turku PET Centre and Leiden University Medical Center

16.00 Discussion and the event ends