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Hormone and neurotransmitter systems disturbed in alcoholics’ brains

29.04.2016
The brain tissue of persons with alcohol dependence shows a variety of changes compared to non-alcoholic control persons. All alcoholics' brains share some characteristics, but some are... » Read More About Hormone and neurotransmitter systems disturbed in alcoholics’ brains

Academy of Finland project seeks new treatments for age-related macular degeneration

28.04.2016
The Research Council for Health of the Academy of Finland has granted University of Eastern Finland Professor Kai Kaarniranta funding for a project which may lead to new openings in the... » Read More About Academy of Finland project seeks new treatments for age-related macular degeneration

Study finds potential link between eating eggs and diabetes risk - but only in the US

25.04.2016
A recent study by experts from Harvard University, the University of Eastern Finland and Mexico's National Institute of Public Health shows that a high egg intake may increase the risk of type 2... » Read More About Study finds potential link between eating eggs and diabetes risk - but only in the US

Regulation of hyaluronan synthesis - role of hyaluronan synthase trafficking and UDP-sugars

19.04.2016
Ashik Jawahar Deen's doctoral thesis work delivers novel information about the traffic of HAS3 enzyme involved in the regulation of hyaluronan synthesis, its secretion in extracellular... » Read More About Regulation of hyaluronan synthesis - role of hyaluronan synthase trafficking and UDP-sugars

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Finland

19.04.2016
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) remains a major health challenge worldwide. Despite the development of medicine and prehospital care during the last decades, only a modest increase in... » Read More About Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Finland

Faculty bulletins

grants

The Faculty of Health Sciences supports its doctoral students by awarding compensation for their travelling expenses and dissertation printing grants. Furthermore, the faculty calls annually open the grants of Mauri and Sirkka Wiljasalo and the grants of Matti and Vappu Maukonen.

Sabbatical

The University of Eastern Finland has introduced a system for sabbaticals starting on Jan. 1, 2011. There are two application deadlines at the Faculty of Health Sciences. The deadlines in 2016 will be March 18, 2016 and August 12, 2016. Please ready more from the enclosed bulletin.

Doctoral dissertations

The latest doctoral dissertations at the Faculty of Health Sciences