Jeltsch & Alitalo labs win the best paper award!

A publication from the joint forces of the Jeltsch and Alitalo labs wins the best paper award sponsored by the Circulation journal.

Circulation is the flagship journal of the American Heart Association (AHA). We received the 2015 prize in the category "Basic Science" for our recent publication CCBE1 Enhances Lymphangiogenesis via A Disintegrin and Metalloprotease With Thrombospondin Motifs-3–Mediated Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-C Activation. Because of this publication, Kari Alitalo and myself were also featured in the Open Heart blog of the journal

Read more of the story in the press release of our university (, the link is DEAD since the university website moved to Drupal CMS and switched off access to old news) or my own blog (