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.
Doctoral dissertation of Lic.Phil. Ritva Bly shows that in comparison with 36 European countries frequencies of both x-ray and NM examinations in Finland were less than in average in Europe. This indicates that the level of justification in Finland is at least at the average European level.
In her PhD thesis, Krista Taipale-Kovalainen, MSc (Pharm) studied the suitability of a continuous manufacturing process with different configurations and direct-compression and dry-granulated tablet compositions.
The PhD study of Mari Liukka, MHSc, aimed to describe the level of and differences in the patient safety culture in acute and long-term care and to clarify how patient safety incident reports are analysed and what kind of developments have been proposed based on reports.