The University of Eastern Finland is a partner in a new, six-year project focusing on knee osteoarthritis, which has been granted approximately 6.7 million euros of funding by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. UEF’s share of the funding amounts to 1.4 million euros.
Acute elevation in certain plasma microRNAs, along with downregulation of the clusterin protein within 2 days post-injury can act as early diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for TBI, according to the doctoral dissertation of Shalini Das Gupta, MSc.
MSc Ville-Veikko Wettenhovi studied the image reconstruction of fMRI and PET. The results showed that the state estimation methods, especially the data driven method for covariance estimation, are feasible methods for the image reconstruction of fMRI data.