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Adherence to diet can be measured from blood

20.08.2014
New results from the Nordic SYSDIET study show that it's possible to assess dietary compliance from a blood sample.  This is especially useful in controlled dietary intervention studies... » Read More About Adherence to diet can be measured from blood

Dissertation: Predicting NMR parameters from the molecular structure

13.08.2014
The spectral parameters of the nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectra are dependent on the chemical environment around the nuclei, making NMR spectroscopy a powerful method for studying molecular... » Read More About Dissertation: Predicting NMR parameters from the molecular structure

Mutation in PALB2 gene significantly increases breast cancer risk by age seventy

07.08.2014
Genetic tests for breast cancer are becoming increasingly extensive. According to an international study published recently, a rare mutation in the PALB2 gene significantly increases the... » Read More About Mutation in PALB2 gene significantly increases breast cancer risk by age seventy

Aggressive behaviour increases adolescent drinking, depression doesn't

05.08.2014
Adolescents who behave aggressively are more likely to drink alcohol and in larger quantities than their peers, according to a recent study completed in Finland. Depression and anxiety, on the... » Read More About Aggressive behaviour increases adolescent drinking, depression doesn't

Dissertation: Functions of AHR-1 and CYP-35A Subfamily Genes in Caenorhabditis elegans

25.07.2014
Mammalian aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) is a transcription factor activated by aryl hydrocarbons including some environmental toxins. It regulates several important physiological processes. » Read More About Dissertation: Functions of AHR-1 and CYP-35A Subfamily Genes in Caenorhabditis elegans

Faculty bulletins

grants

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.

Sabbatical

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, 2014respectively. The deadlines in 2015 will be March 13, 2015 and August 14, 2015. Please ready more from the enclosed bulletin.

Doctoral dissertations

The latest doctoral dissertations at the Faculty of Health Sciences