Research groups that operate wholly or partly under the Division of Pharmaceutical Biosciences in alphabetical order.
Group Leader Päivi Tammela
We are experts in antimicrobial drug discovery, exploring new ways to confront the global challenge of emerging drug resistance amongst bacteria.
Group leader Marjo Yliperttula
The focal point of Biopharmaceutics group research is the development of the biomaterials for cell culture, drug delivery, and tissue repair together with the relevant detection technology. The developed materials are based on the nanofibrillated cellulose, nanoparticles, and extracellular vesicles.
Drug Delivery Unit
Group Leader Arto Urtti
Optimal delivery of drugs to their target sites is essential for drug efficacy and safety. Drug delivery unit explores the key pharmacokinetic factors in drug delivery as well as new technologies for delivering drugs, especially to the eyes.
Group Leader Vincenzo Cerullo
Development of novel platforms for cancer immunotherapy.
Group Leader Timo Laaksonen
We work on controlled drug release and delivery using modern methods and materials.