News

Researchers find genetic variants that alter brain development

22.01.2015
An international study published in Nature has identified five genetic variants that influence the size of structures within the brain. The findings provide insight into the causes of... » Read More About Researchers find genetic variants that alter brain development

Dissertation 30.1. Human T cell responses to dog lipocalin allergens - Prospects for allergen immunotherapy

20.01.2015
Sensitization to dog lipocalin allergens and other mammalian respiratory allergens is a common cause of allergic disorders. However, surprisingly little is known about the cellular reactivity to... » Read More About Dissertation 30.1. Human T cell responses to dog lipocalin allergens - Prospects for allergen immunotherapy

How do Palestinians cope in the midst of the conflict?

12.01.2015
Living in the midst of the conflict in the Middle East entails plenty of suffering, but it also challenges people to look for coping mechanisms. For many Palestinians, voluntary work and family... » Read More About How do Palestinians cope in the midst of the conflict?

Professor Matti Uusitupa receives Pohjola and Suomi Mutual Medical Award

06.01.2015
Lifestyle is a more critical factor than genome in the prevention of many chronic diseases, such as adult-onset diabetes. A healthy, balanced diet helps achieve long-term health benefits.... » Read More About Professor Matti Uusitupa receives Pohjola and Suomi Mutual Medical Award

Health-promoting Nordic diet reduces inflammatory gene activity in adipose tissue

05.01.2015
A Nordic study led by the Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition at the University of Eastern Finland discovered that the health-promoting  Nordic diet reduces the expression of... » Read More About Health-promoting Nordic diet reduces inflammatory gene activity in adipose tissue

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. 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