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


A National patient register plays a key role in treatment monitoring and treatment for genetic motor neuron disease

The disease-specific diagnostics for Genetic Motor Neuron diseases (MND) have advanced a lot recently. Researchers Mari Auranen (Ph.D.) and Emil Ylikallio (Ph.D.) from Helsinki University Hospital... Read more


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


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


AlzTrans challenges research groups with new kinds of cooperation | Alzheimer’s disease

The underlying objective of the AlzTrans project is to identify changes at cell level that are relevant to the inception and progression of Alzheimer’s disease. In autumn of 2018, at the... Read more


Researcher, tailor, father, foodstuff chemist … researchers wear many hats | EEG cap

Sampsa Vanhatalo, leading researcher of the BABA Center and Professor in Clinical Neurophysiology, is a man of many talents. By the early 2000s, it had become necessary to obtain better measurement... Read more


A world beyond academia: From researcher to CEO | Drug development

Antti Nurmi, Managing Director of Charles River Discovery Research Services Oy, graduated from the University of Joensuu at the turn of the millennium. Back then, he intended to pursue an academic... Read more


From idea to innovation – it is a marathon, not a sprint | AiVoni Service

The AiVoni Service consists of a sensor solution implemented in cooperation with Suunto, the AiVoni mobile application, and a cloud service, wherein algorithms based on artificial intelligence... Read more


At the intersection of art, dance and rehabilitation | Experts

Neurocenter Finland brings together experts in rehabilitation, art, and RDI. In early 2019, Tuija Sairanen, a specialist in neurological rehabilitation, joined the ranks of Neurocenter... Read more