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Translational research in neuroscience - from cellular signaling to new treatments

  • Seminaari
  • Terveys ja hyvinvointi
Kuopion kampus, Medistudia-rakennus, sali MS300
Yliopistonrinne 3
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Students, researchers, clinicians, companies from start-ups and health tech to pharma, investors, patient organizations and stakeholders at large

Welcome to join the Annual Event of Neurocenter Finland in Kuopio!

This event brings together the key stakeholders working in neurosciences from all over Finland. The purpose of the event is to increase interdisciplinary and translational dialogue and facilitate future collaborations. 

The event kicks off on Wednesday with a relaxed networking evening including pitching training. Snacks and drinks will also be served.
Thursday offers a full day program with various hot topics related to translational neuroscience research, development and innovations, and time for networking and dialogue during the breaks.
Attendance to the event is free of charge!

Please see updating information on the Neurocenter Finland event web pages.

Wednesday 29.11.
Networking Event
Place: King’s Crown, Kuninkaankatu 22, Kuopio 
18.00 Welcome
18.15 Food and drink available
18.45 About the importance of networking 
19.00 Participatory pitching training, Elsa Ervasti (Speakersforum) 
20.15 Free networking
21.00 The event ends

Thursday 30.11. 
Place: University of Eastern Finland, Medistudia building, room MS300, Yliopistonrinne 3, Kuopio campus
8.30 Morning coffee available in Medistudia’s lobby

9.00 Welcome, Eero Rissanen, Neurocenter Finland
9.15    Translational research in neuroscience today
9.30    Johanna Mäkelä, FINBB
Fingenious – the Gateway to Finnish Biobanks and Biomedical Research
9.45    Annakaisa Haapasalo, Kuopio Brain&Mind
Patient-derived models as platforms for discovering molecular disease mechanisms and research-based biomarker and therapeutic targets
10.00    Title and speaker
To be confirmed
10.15    Title and speaker
To be confirmed

10.30    Break & networking. Partners' stands

11.00    Methods and biomarkers; "From bench to bedside and from bedside to bench"
11.05    Elmo Pulli, Turku Brain&Mind Center
MRI-sequences optimization and reproducibility
11.15    Olga Surova, Somalogic
Advancing Translational Biomarker Research with SomaScan assay
11.30    Susanne Fabre, BioArctic
The role of translational biomarkers in drug discovery
11.45    Taija Pietilä, Novartis
Neurofilament as a biomarker in MS - are we ready to move from bench to bedside?
12.00    Title and speaker
To be confirmed

12.15    Lunch in Medistudia's lobby

13.15    Saara Rissanen, Adamant Health
From innovation to business
13.30    Title and speaker
To be confirmed
13.45    Title and speaker
To be confirmed

14.30    Afternoon coffee & networking. Partners' stands

15.00    Mikko Hiltunen, Tarja Malm and Ville Leinonen, Kuopio Brain&Mind
Panel discussion: Early Alzheimer's disease pathology in living human cortex samples: the potential for diagnostics and precision treatments

15.45    The program ends.

For further information, please contact Pirkko Kurvinen, email pirkko.kurvinen@uef.fi.