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A Nordic research has identified two gene variants that may be associated with extremely violent behaviour. Professor Jari Tiihonen and colleagues analysed the genes of 895 Finnish... » Read More About Gene variants increase the risk of violent behaviour
The doctoral dissertation of Ms Marike Dijkstra, MSc, showed that vascular endothelial growth factors, VEGFs, have important roles in supplying tissues with energy. » Read More About Dissertation: Vascular endothelial growth factors regulate energy supply in cardiovascular diseases
Advanced practice nursing (APN) is a global megatrend. Around the world countries are introducing APN roles as a strategy for improving the quality and accessibility of health care services and... » Read More About Dissertation: Clinical nurse specialist role in Finnish health care
Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and -furans (PCDD/Fs), "dioxins", are widespread and persistent environmental pollutants. Due to their lipophilicity and stability, dioxins accumulate in... » Read More About Dissertation: TCDD-induced accumulation of the heme degradation product biliverdin in rat liver
Dissertation: Effects of maternal smoking and aflatoxin B1 on cytochrome P450 enzymes, transporters and other proteins expressed in human placenta
The human placenta is a complex organ between the mother and the fetus. Not only is the developing fetus dependent on the transplacental supply of nutrients and oxygen but the placenta also... » Read More About Dissertation: Effects of maternal smoking and aflatoxin B1 on cytochrome P450 enzymes, transporters and other proteins expressed in human placenta
The Faculty of Health Sciences supports its doctoral students by awarding compensation for their travelling expenses and dissertation printing grants. Furthermore, the faculty calls annually open the grants of Mauri and Sirkka Wiljasalo and the grants of Matti and Vappu Maukonen.
The University of Eastern Finland has introduced a system for sabbaticals starting on Jan. 1, 2011. There are two application deadlines at the Faculty of Health Sciences. In 2014, the deadlines were March 14, 2014 and August 15, 2014, respectively. The deadlines in 2015 will be March 13, 2015 and August 14, 2015. Please ready more from the enclosed bulletin.