Meet the people in the programme

The TRANSMED curriculum is a result of collaboration between a number of scientists, teachers and clinicians. As a student in the Master’s Programme in Translational Medicine, you benefit from this collaboration and expertise of numerous inspiring scholars with solid teaching experience and broad researcher credentials.

Programme director

Tiina
Immonen
University Lecturer
Department of Biochemistry and Developmental Biology
Field of science Biomedicine

Chair of TRANSMED board. Teacher qualification, 60 ECTS pedagogical training in university pedagogics (UH Faculty of Behavioural Sciences)

TRANSMED board

Kimmo
Alho
Professor
Department of Psychology and Logopedics
Field of science Psychology

Vice director of the TRANSMED programme.                                                                   

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Tomi
Mäkelä
Research Director
Helsinki Institute of Life Science
Field of science Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

MD PhD, principal investigator, research group: Makelab. Executive Officer, iCAN Digital Precision Cancer Medicine. Twitter: @tomakela

Sanna
Lehtonen
Professor
Department of Pathology
Field of science Biomedicine

PhD, Principal investigator,  Translational metabolism research group, CAMM (Clinical and Molecular Metabolism Research Program).

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Liisa
Kauppi
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Developmental Biology
Field of science Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Biomedicine

PhD, Principal investigator, Genome stability research group, ONCOSYS (Systems oncology research program). Twitter: @LabKauppi

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Esko
Kankuri
Laboratorian
Department of Pharmacology
Field of science Biomedicine

MD PhD, Docent of Pharmacology, Principal investigator, Cardiovascular and Regenerative Pharmacology.

Michael
Jeltsch
Associate Professor
Division of Pharmaceutical Biosciences
Field of science Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Biomedicine, Pharmacy

Principal investigator, Lymphangiogenesis Research and Antibody Development  INDIVIDRUG (Individualized Drug Therapy research program)

 

Christian Stadelmann

CHRISTIAN STADELMANN, STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE

Alexanra student member

ALEXANDRA LAHTINEN, MSC IN TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE. STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE

Teachers

Sampsa
Hautaniemi
Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Developmental Biology
Field of science Biomedicine, Medical biotechnology

  DTech, Pro­fessor of Sys­tems Biology. Principal investigator, Systems biology of the drug resistance in cancer. Director of ONCOSYS, (Systems oncology research program). Twitter: @HautaniemiLab

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Päivi
Ojala
Professor
Department of Pathology
Field of science Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Biomedicine, Plant biology, microbiology, virology

Principal investigator Cancer Cell Biology research group, CAN-PRO (Translational Cancer Medicine research program)

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Outi
Monni
University Researcher
Department of Oncology
Field of science Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

PhD, Docent in cancer genetics. Principal investigator, Oncogenomics. Director, Biomedicum Functional Genomics Unit (FuGU) 

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Minna
Pöyhönen
Professor
Department of Medical and Clinical Genetics
Field of science Biomedicine