15.7.2020

Neurocenter Finland’s future owners confirmed

The establishment of a national centre for neurosciences is progressing in cooperation with the organisations that will own the centre. The preliminary agreement for the establishment phase was... Read more

14.7.2020

The Neurosciences publication search engine is now open

Neurocenter Finland has compiled Finnish publications from the field of neurosciences from the PubMed database. The latest articles in neuroscience can be searched by keywords, author name, and... Read more

2.7.2020

Neurocenter Finland pilot projects enhance national cooperation in neuroscience research

In a preparatory phase in 2018, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health granted Neurocenter Finland EUR 900,000 in state aid for pilot projects in clinical research and treatment as well as for... 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

29.5.2020

Happy World MS Day!

World MS Day is celebrated on 30.05. Pioneering interdisciplinary work on multiple sclerosis (MS) is being carried out in pilot project coordinated by Neurocenter Finland, which have brought together... Read more

29.5.2020

Save the Date: BrainBreak meetings

BrainBreaks are regularly organized, relaxed afternoon coffee breaks especially for the neuroresearchers, but also for other operators interested in brain health. The main aim is to offer networking... 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