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Dissertation 4.9. Application of mass spectrometry in unravelling the secrets of the endocannabinoid system

24.08.2015
The endocannabinoid (EC) system is a regulatory signaling system that is linked to a wide spectrum of physiological and pathophysiological states, such as the modulation of neural development,... » Read More About Dissertation 4.9. Application of mass spectrometry in unravelling the secrets of the endocannabinoid system

Metabolic equivalents of task are confounded by adiposity, which disturbs objective measurement of physical activity

19.08.2015
The use of standard metabolic equivalents of task (MET) in assessing the amount and intensity of physical activity can cause analytical hazards, according to a recent mini review. » Read More About Metabolic equivalents of task are confounded by adiposity, which disturbs objective measurement of physical activity

Dissertation 28.8. Expression of hyaluronan synthases and hyaluronidases in gynecological malignancies

18.08.2015
Hyaluronan is an abundant high-molecular weight polysaccharide in the extracellular matrix of various human tissues. Its accumulation is observed in many pathological conditions, including several... » Read More About Dissertation 28.8. Expression of hyaluronan synthases and hyaluronidases in gynecological malignancies

Dissertation 21.8. Studying sirtuin inhibitors with in silico and in vitro approaches

11.08.2015
Caloric restriction (CR) is the kind of diet where the intake of calories is suppressed but the amount of nutrients is maintained; it has long been touted as the recipe for a longer lifespan. After... » Read More About Dissertation 21.8. Studying sirtuin inhibitors with in silico and in vitro approaches

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