Group Leader Antti Iivanainen
Development is regulated by various interactive processes in the immature body. Our research focuses on development of two important body systems: the intestinal immune system and the musculoskeletal system.
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More genes associated with canine hip dysplasia and osteoarthritis discovered
A study encompassing over 700 German Shepherd dogs indicates that increased joint surface attrition is not the sole cause underlying the...
Microbes already present in the gut of newborn foals
The appropriate composition of intestinal microbiota is vital for horses, with foals particularly susceptible to intestinal infections in their...
Selected publications Alipour MJ, Jalanka J, Pessa-Morikawa T, Kokkonen T, Satokari R, Hynönen U, Iivanainen A, Niku M. The composition of...