Welcome to Loukovaara lab web pages! Our main interest is to understand the mechanisms of cell invasion and fibrovascular complications in proliferative diabetic retinopathy and other posterior segment eye diseases, as well as in cancer. Our group is a part of the Individualized Drug Therapy Research Program at the Research Programs Unit, University of Helsinki.
Translational Diabetic Retinopathy and Fibrovascular Complications
Pathomechanisms deciphered for the two most common age-related eye disorders
The new study, conducted at the University of Helsinki, Finland, may open new therapeutic avenues for treating idiopathic epiretinal membrane...
The microenvironment of diabetic retinopathy supports lymphatic neovascularization
“We asked whether proliferative diabetic retinopathy involves the growth of new lymphatic vessels in addition to blood vessels – and, indeed, we...