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Academy Professor Kari Alitalo from the University of Helsinki was appointed as a member of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (NAS) on 30 April 2013. The academy chooses its members based on highly significant …

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The A. I. Virtanen prize is awarded to honor the lifetime accomplishments of the Finnish Nobel Prize laureate in science, professor Artturi Ilmari Virtanen. The prize is awarded by the Ravitsemuksen Tutkimussäätiö (The Nutrition Research Foundation), Suomalaisten kemistien seura r.y. (The …

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Insufficient vascular supply predisposes to tissue ischemia and infarction. Currently used treatments are based on surgical intervention and drugs that do not provide full recovery and may have side effects. New-generation therapies based on growth factor–stimulated angiogenesis provide exciting possibilities …

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Academy Professor Kari Alitalo, MD, a leading scientist in the field of angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis, will join the Wihuri Research Institute (WRI), and serve as director of the Institute, effective January 2013. WRI will move to the Meilahti Biomedical Campus …

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