UEF Neuro Research Community Seminar: What is preclinical neuroscience research?
Welcome: Katja Kanninen
Session 1: Genetic, molecular and cellular neuroscience
Mikko Hiltunen, Professor: Microglial regulatory networks in Alzheimer’s disease – genetic and functional approach
Noora Puhakka, Assistant Professor: Unveiling the role of transfer RNAs in brain diseases
Annakaisa Haapasalo, Research Director: Molecular basis of frontotemporal dementia
Session 2: Preclinical studies using patient-derived cell models
Riikka Martikainen, Research Director: Stem cell derived models for mitochondrial diseases
Tarja Malm, Professor: Models and mechanisms of microglia-neuron interaction
Sarka Lehtonen, Group Leader: Human cell-based models to study neurological diseases and develop modifying therapies
Katja Kanninen, Associate Professor: The Nose as a Window to the Brain – a Direct Path for Harmful Environmental Substances?
Anna Karjalainen, Regional Manager: Getting familiar with Kuopio Brain & Mind
Session 3: Preclinical animal studies and brain imaging approaches
Nanxiang Jin, Senior Researcher: Sleep-related epileptic spiking in Alzheimer’s disease, significance and treatment options
Alejandra Sierra Lopez, Research Director: Multiscale imaging of the brain
Mikko Kettunen, Research Director: Metabolic MRI
Olli Gröhn, Professor: Novel preclinical fMRI approaches: from anesthetized to behaving animals
Mikko Hiltunen, Professor: Closing words
For more information, please contact Associate Professor Katja Kanninen, email email@example.com.