Drug Research Day 2019

What’s the freshest drug research at the University of Helsinki at the moment? Researchers of the Faculty of Pharmacy will present their cases and the audience can join the discussion at Think Corner on December 9th 2019.

The event is free of charge and open for all.

Morning coffee is served 8:30–9:00 (for the pre-registered). In the Think Corner there is a cafeteria where you can buy coffee and snacks also during the event.

ON STAGE 9:00–11:00:

  • Päivi Tammela, Professor, Division of Pharmaceutical Biosciences: Uusia antibiootteja metsästämässä (Hunting for new antibiotics. Presentation in Finnish)
  • Henri Xhaard, University Researcher, Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology: Developing small molecule inhibitors to target enzymes in protozoan parasites (malaria)
  • Tomi Rantamäki, Associate Professor, Laboratory of Neurotherapeutics, Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy: Nopea hoitovaste masennukseen – unestako vastaus löytyy? (Rapid treatment response to depression – is sleep the answer? Presentation in Finnish)
  • Heidi Kidron, University Researcher, Division of Pharmaceutical Biosciences: Hur påverkar individuell variation i transportproteiner läkemedelsresponsen? (How does individual variation in transport proteins affect drug response? Presentation in Swedish)
  • Timo Laaksonen, Professor, Division of Pharmaceutical Biosciences: Farmaseuttinen nanoteknologia (Pharmaceutical nanotechnology. Presentation in Finnish)
  • Anna-Riia Holmström, Associate Professor, HOH Helsinki One Health network: Lääkehoidon riskit hallintaan! (Managing medication safety. Presentation in Finnish)

The event is hosted by professors Jari Yli-Kauhaluoma and Vincenzo Cerullo.

Event will be trilingual (Fin-Swe-Eng).

Live stream and recording (the recording of the event will available a couple of days after the event)

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