In the future, a growing number of neurodegenerative diseases could ideally be treated with the same drug, says Timo Myöhänen, the University of Eastern Finland’s newly appointed Professor of Pharmacology and Drug Development.
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.
Spinal cord stimulation is an effective and safe treatment for persistent lower extremity radicular nerve pain after spinal surgery, according to the doctoral thesis of Mette Nissen, MD.
A rat model of early-stage Parkinson’s disease was characterised and utilised in the PhD study of Juuso Leikas, MSc (Pharm). A common anesthetic, isoflurane, was shown to relieve Parkinson-like symptoms in the model.
Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have discovered previously unknown non-coding RNAs involved in regulating the gene expression of vascular endothelial growth factors, the master regulators of angiogenesis.