New gene mutations found in white blood cells in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Gene mutations accumulating in cells are typical of the development of cancer. Finnish researchers found that a similar accumulation of...
Memocate offers new tools to care for memory-disorder patients
A startup based on University of Helsinki research offers solutions for the interaction problems that arise from memory disorders.
Professor Tomi Mäkelä appointed as Director of HiLIFE Helsinki Institute of Life Science
Professor Tomi Mäkelä's five-year term starts on 1 August.
New Disease Gene for Axon Degeneration Identified through International Gene Matching
Research group from the University of Helsinki has identified a new disease gene for early-onset axonal neuropathy and mild intellectual...
Genome-wide association study shows that babies’ genetic makeup affects mothers’ risk of pre-eclampsia
A large international genome-wide association study has revealed for the first time that certain variants in a baby’s genome can increase the...
Seven teams have been selected for the final stage of the Helsinki Challenge
The Helsinki Challenge finalist teams’ ideas would boost cancer treatment, revolutionise the use of heat energy and protect the mental health of...
The brain does not mature overnight
The brains of children as young as 7 to 11 display similar neural networks as young adults when at rest. However, when completing a task, a...
Common periodontal pathogen may interfere with conception in women
According to a study carried out at the University of Helsinki, a common periodontal pathogen may delay conception in young women. This finding...