Contact Information

Group leader

Riitta Korpela
Professor, PhD
Tel: (+358)9 191 25354
Fax: (+358)9 191 25364
Email: riitta.korpela[at]

Institute of Biomedicine

Street address:
Haartmaninkatu 8
(Biomedicum Helsinki)
00290 Helsinki

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 63
00014 University of Helsinki



Group picture

The focus of the Medical Nutrition Physiology research group is to evaluate the health effects of nutritional components and to understand their mechanisms. The group has expertise both in experimental and clinical methods.

The goal is to increase collaboration between nutrition physiology and other medical sciences in research and teaching.

Updated 16.08.2011