Author: Laura Fellman

Researchers have made an important discovery how mutations in a novel gene, ANGPT2, cause a lymphatic disease called primary lymphedema. Discovery is essential for the proper diagnosis of patients suffering from primary lymphedema. The Human Molecular Genetics laboratory of the …

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 Accademia Nationale dei Lincei, the oldest science academy in Italy, has granted the international Antonio Feltrinelli Prize, awarded every five years, to Academy Professor Kari Alitalo of the University of Helsinki and the Wihuri Research Institute.  According to Professor Giorgio …

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Translational Insights into Organ-Specific Vasculature June 11, 2019, Biomedicum Helsinki, Finland   PROGRAMME 8.00-8.50  Registration open in the arrival lobby 8.50-9.00  A few words about the Wihuri Research Institute SESSION I  Vasculature, Chairperson: Christer Betsholtz 09.00-09.30   Tatiana Petrova, Lausanne: Organ-specific …

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Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine August 28-29, 2018, Biomedicum Helsinki, Finland     PROGRAMME Tuesday, Aug 28 13.00  Opening of the Symposium, Kari Alitalo Keynote talk   Hans Clevers: Realizing the promise of stem cells Stem cells in cardiovascular biology and …

Minerva and Wihuri Research Institutes Symposium “Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine” Read More »

The European Research Council has granted Wihuri group leader, Associate Professor Pipsa Saharinen’s ANTILEAK project a €2-million ERC Consolidator Grant. Congratulations! – Read more https://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/health/fixing-leaking-capillaries

20th International Vascular Biology Meeting Registrations and Abstract Submissions to IVBM2018 are now welcome! Best abstracts, illuminating the newest discoveries in vascular biology, will be selected for short talks in the program and/or awarded with poster prizes! As the premier …

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Skeletal muscles are important not only for locomotion but also for metabolism in the whole-body. Muscles have remarkable capacity to regenerate after injury and to adapt in response to exercise training. Researchers from Wihuri Research Institute and the University of …

A stem cell gene found to command skeletal muscle regeneration and slow muscle characteristics Read More »

Maija Ruuth receives Young Investigator’s Award for her oral presentation for outstanding scientific contribution to atherosclerosis research “Unstable LDL – Novel mechanism of atherogenesis and link to cardiovascular deaths” at the 22nd ANNUAL SCANDINAVIAN ATHEROSCLEROSIS CONFERENCE.

Wihuri Research Institute Symposium “Targeting Vascular Leak, Inflammation and Atherosclerosis” August 22-23, 2016 Biomedicum Helsinki, Finland                                                           PROGRAMME (pdf) August 22   Vascular Tie2/Tek targeting in disease Chair Pipsa Saharinen 12:00-13:00  Biomedicum Helsinki Seminar, Lecture Hall 1 Susan Quaggin, Chicago: …

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