Doctoral Program in Molecular Medicine (DPMM)
The Doctoral Programme in Molecular Medicine is an interdisciplinary doctoral training programme with the purpose of training researchers as international experts in modern biomedicine. Molecular medicine studies the causes and mechanisms of origin of diseases on a molecular level and strives to find methods to treat and prevent these diseases. Research fields in the programme range from basic laboratory sciences and diagnostics to applied clinical research. The doctoral programme concentrates on the research of major diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, obesity, neurological diseases, inflammations and cancer, as well the possibilities provided by stem cell technologies in the treatment of various diseases.
The following degrees are available in the Doctoral Programme in Molecular Medicine: Licentiate of Science (Pharmacy), Doctor of Science (Pharmacy), Licentiate of Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Dental Science, Doctor of Medicine, Licentiate of Science (Health Care) and Doctor of Science (Health Care).
Doctoral training is organized by A. I. Virtanen Institute and School of medicine in the University of Eastern Finland.