Raimo Tuominen Pharmacology Symposium: Parkinson’s disease, Neuroinflammation and Other Stories, 9 December

Professor Raimo K. Tuominen's retirement symposium recaps the highlights of his career and presents the recent progress achieved in the fields of drug research, neuroinflammation, neurodegradation, and Parkinson's Disease.

Welcome to join us as we honour Professor Raimo K. Tuominen on the occasion of his retirement at the symposium Parkinson’s disease, Neuroinflammation and Other Stories to be held online on Thursday 9 December 2021 from 9:00 to 17:00.  
Please, register by 30 November!


9:00 Jouni Hirvonen, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy: Opening

9:10 Pekka T. Männistö, Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology and Drug Development: Raimo´s evolution to a Professorship

9.50 Mart Saarma, Research Director, Institute of Biotechnology: Novel pathway protecting dopamine neurons

10:30 Pekka Rauhala, Professor, Faculty of Medicine: Opioids and opioid tolerance: is it possible to develop better new opioids?

10:50 Mikko Airavaara, Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy: Reporter pharmacology – new tools to develop drugs and quantify therapeutic efficacy

11:10 Break

11:30 Merja H. Voutilainen, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy: Protein-based therapies for Parkinson’s disease: challenges and future considerations

11:50 Virpi Talman, Docent, Faculty of Pharmacy: PKC you later alligator
12:10 Eero Vasar, Professor of Physiology, University of Tartu: Catwalk for Negr1

12:50 Break

15:00 Jau-Shyong Hong, Scientist Emeritus, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: Chronic Neuroinflammation: a key player in Parkinson's disease & target for therapy

15:40 Barry Hoffer, Director of Research, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine: The GLP/GIP system and neurodegeneration

16:20 Outi Salminen, Docent, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health: Raimo as a leader and colleague

16:30 Arturo García-Horsman, Docent, Faculty of Pharmacy: Concluding Remarks

16:40 Raimo K. Tuominen, Professor, Head of Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Faculty of Pharmacy
        Closing words

17:00 End


Arturo García-Horsman
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