All research news and press releases of the Faculty of Pharmacy you'll find on the Faculty´s webbpage.
Newly appointed professors are celebrated at the university twice a year. As they take up their new role, each professor holds a public inaugural lecture. Read more about newly appointed professors of the Faculty of Pharmacy.
Tapani Viitala is developing nanomedicines that can deliver pharmaceutical agents precisely to their targets.
Viitala is Professor of Novel Drug Formulations at the Faculty of Pharmacy.
Read the news: Nanomedicines will revolutionise specifically targeted drug therapies
Watch Viitalas inaugural lecture as a new professor on YouTube (in Finnish) 16.11.2022
Tomi Rantamäki investigates rapid-acting treatment options for depression.
Tomi Rantamäki is Professor of molecular pharmacology at the Faculty of Pharmacy.
Professor Mikko Airavaara is looking for new drugs to treat cerebral infarctions and neurodegenerative diseases.
Mikko Airavaara Professor of pharmacology and drug development
What if we had a more effective cancer drug that had less serious adverse effects? Pharmaceutical nanotechnology is looking for answers to this question.
Timo Laaksonen Professor of pharmaceutical nanotechnology
Understanding the interaction of different types of light with pharmaceutical dosages provides crucial insights for drug development.
Clare Strachan Professor of pharmaceutical analysis
"Unless antibiotics are further developed, 10 million people will die of infections every year by 2050."
Päivi Tammela Professor of pharmaceutical biology
How can we trick the immune system into seeing tumours as infections?
Vincenzo Cerullo Professor of biological drug development
Fighting the pandemic - COVID-19 research at the University of Helsinki 11.6.2020
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