Religion has a positive impact on end-of-life experiences
Even terminally ill patients can feel that their quality of life is high. Achieving the experience of meaningful life is the result of a...
Cooperation with Peking University expanding to cancer research
The University of Helsinki’s cooperation with Chinese universities continues to expand. In addition to air quality research, teacher education...
US department of defense grant to support ALS research at University of Helsinki
With the help of the two-year Therapeutic Idea Award from the US Department of Defense professor Saarma and Dr. Voutilainen aim to generate more...
Inner ear hair cells are hard to regenerate
Sensory cells called hair cells are crucial for the function of the auditory and balance organs. Hair cells die in response to loud sounds and...
HiLIFE-RIA to support life science research infrastructure platforms by €6M
For cutting-edge life science, research infrastructures are becoming more and more important - and expensive. The HiLIFE Research Infrastructure...
Additional funding for investigating the therapeutic role for neurotrophic factor MANF in type 1 diabetes
Researchers have found that MANF protects and stimulates in the rodent model the proliferation of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas.
Valo Therapeutics receives $4.6 million funding to accelerate development of a novel oncolytic virus-based cancer immunotherapy
Valo Therapeutics, a spin-out company from the University of Helsinki, is a developer of a novel cancer immunotherapy platform, PeptiCRAd, that...
Traumatic brain injury associated with dementia in working-age adults
According to a study encompassing the entire Finnish population, traumatic brain injury associated with an increased risk for dementia in...