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Dissertation 13.3. Vascular endothelial growth factors and their receptors in endothelial cells and in pathological conditions

03.03.2015
Vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGFs) are key mediators of endothelial cell functions, angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis. At least seven members are known to belong to the VEGF-family. These... » Read More About Dissertation 13.3. Vascular endothelial growth factors and their receptors in endothelial cells and in pathological conditions

Dissertation 20.2. New combination treatment and modified Vascular endothelial growth factors improve the efficacy of pro-angiogenic therapies

10.02.2015
The thesis of MSc Tiina Nieminen brings new information about the angiogenic properties of different VEGFs, and how these growth factors could be modified for improving the pro-angiogenic... » Read More About Dissertation 20.2. New combination treatment and modified Vascular endothelial growth factors improve the efficacy of pro-angiogenic therapies

Dissertation 20.2. Advanced maternal age, pregnancy and birth

10.02.2015
Maternal age of 35 years and over has increased in Western countries as well as in Finland during the last decades. The purpose of this retrospective register-based study was to explore the risks... » Read More About Dissertation 20.2. Advanced maternal age, pregnancy and birth

Dissertation 20.2. Physical activity, sedentary behavior, physical performance, adiposity, and academic achievement in primary-school children

10.02.2015
Physically active lifestyles have become increasingly rare in developed countries, while endurance and neuromuscular performance have declined and the prevalence of overweight among children and... » Read More About Dissertation 20.2. Physical activity, sedentary behavior, physical performance, adiposity, and academic achievement in primary-school children

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