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

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

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The European Research Council has granted Wihuri group leader

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

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20th International Vascular Biology Meeting June 3-7, 2018, Helsinki, Finland

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

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

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Maija Ruuth receives Young Investigator’s Award

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.

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Wihuri Research Institute Symposium “Targeting Vascular Leak, Inflammation and Atherosclerosis”

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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More blood vessels in adipose tissue may alleviate type 2 diabetes

The International Diabetes Federation has declared diabetes “A Global Emergency” in urgent need of effective therapies. A recently published study suggests that generating healthy blood vessels in adipose tissue could provide help in normalizing metabolic balance in obese people who

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Aleksanteri Aspelundin ja Salli Antilan tulokset ovat päässeet Nature-lehden 10 “Notable Advances of 2015″ ja Science-lehden “Breakthroughs of the year 2015” listoille

Wihurin tutkimuslaitoksen tutkijoiden Aleksanteri Aspelundin ja Salli Antilan tulokset ovat päässeet Nature-lehden 10 “Notable Advances of 2015″ ja Science-lehden “Breakthroughs of the year 2015” listoille. Listatussa artikkelissaan he löysivät aivokalvoista imusuonia, vastoin oppikirjojen dogmaa, ettei keskushermostossa ole imusuonia. Linkit: http://www.sciencemag.org

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Unraveling the link between brain and lymphatic system

Researchers at the University of Helsinki and Wihuri Research Institute report an exceptionally surprising finding that argues against all previous anatomy and histology textbook knowledge – lymphatic vessels exist in the central nervous system. The authors’ original image shows two

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MICHAEL JELTSCH has been selected as the winner of this year’s Circulation Best Paper Award in the category of Basic Science

Michael Jeltsch has been selected as the winner of this year’s Circulation Best Paper Award in the category of Basic Science.“CCBE1 Enhances Lymphangiogenesis via A Disintegrin and Metalloprotease With Thrombospondin Motifs-3–Mediated Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-C Activation” Circulation 2014;129:1962-71.

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