The Brain Research Unit of the University of Eastern Finland conducts high-quality clinical research as well as pharmaceutical research and collaboration with local, Finnish and international research groups and the pharmaceutical industry. Specifically, the unit’s area of expertise includes biomarker studies, clinical trials and prevention studies of neurodegenerative diseases and cerebrovascular disorders. The unit also has the capability to investigate the genetic background, risk factors and basic mechanisms of diseases.
The Brain Research Unit has 20 years of experience and operates national and international collaborative networks. The unit with its collaborative network provides a service to the international or domestic pharmaceutical industry in research from clinic to molecular biology.
The Brain Research Unit of the University of Eastern Finland is a key RDI -infrastructure in the regional Kuopio Brain & Mind network of the Neurocenter Finland. “The Brain Research Unit is launching a development project in cooperation with the health ecosystem of the region, Kuopio University Hospital, local health technology companies and the pharmaceutical industry”, describes Research director of the Unit, Merja Hallikainen.
UEF Brain Research Unit: https://sites.uef.fi/crc/brain-research-unit/
UEF Brain Research Unit, Biomarker Laboratory: https://sites.uef.fi/alzheimermarkkeritutkimukset/?lang=en
Explore the other RDI -facilities in the region via Kuopio Health Ecosystem Map: https://kuopio.neurocenterfinland.fi/en/kuopio-health-ecosystem-map-2/