4.11.2020

Electrical impedance tomography unlocks a real time view into the brains of stroke patients

The project brings together experts in neurology, mathematics and physics for the development of a clinical device to solve a recurring challenge in hospitals around the world. The Jane and Aatos... Read more

25.6.2020

Finnadvance’s organ-on-chip technology can be used to model human organ tissues

Oulu-based Finnadvance is developing organ-on-chip devices that have great potential in drug development. Experts from Neurocenter Finland have helped the company's path to growth. Organ-on-chip... Read more

10.6.2020

Update on the Functional Brain Imaging Biobank Pilot Project

For many diseases of the brain, particularly various kinds of dementia, early-stage diagnosis is usually challenging because of the lack of accurate, objective diagnostic tools. To improve this... Read more

6.4.2020

Potential breakthrough in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease – drug candidate CDNF could stop the progression of the disease and improve symptoms

The novel drug candidate CDNF, discovered at the Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, could be a disease-modifying treatment of Parkinson’s disease in addition to alleviating its... Read more

4.2.2020

In search of breakthrough knowledge for treatment of advanced brain tumors using artificial intelligence

In Finland, 900 brain tumors are diagnosed annually, in both children and adults. A brain tumor is a serious disease, but it can be treated, and the patient can survive. Researchers have been... Read more

21.1.2020

Why under 50-year-olds experience strokes – A study investigates the underlying reasons

Every year, 1.3 million people worldwide suffer a stroke before turning 50 years old. The younger the patient, the more unclear the reasons for the stroke are. The underlying cause is not always... Read more

13.1.2020

Measuring brain functions on a bike | Research

The University of Jyväskylä has a solid reputation in, among other fields, education and physical education research. Founded at the University in 2011, the Jyväskylä Centre for Interdisciplinary... Read more