Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research

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Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research is a private research institute, funded and maintained by the Minerva Foundation.[1] [2] The Minerva Foundation was founded in 1959.[1] [2] The research institute is located in Meilahti at Biomedicum Helsinki Finland, in a large congolomerate of modern laboratories with research groups in the biomedical and medical research fields. The institute features seven research groups with about 40 employees.[3]

Research groups[3][edit]

  • Cardiovascular disease in the young research group, principal investigator: adjunct professor Taisto Sarkola
  • Cellular neuroscience research group, principal investigator: adjunct professor Pirta Hotulainen
  • Cardiovascular research group, principal investigator: adjunct professor Päivi Lakkisto
  • Endocrinology research group, principal investigator: professor Hannele Yki-Järvinen
  • Metabolism research group, principal investigator: adjunct professor Heikki Koistinen
  • Lipid signaling and homeostasis research group, principal investigator (and director of the institute): professor Vesa Olkkonen
  • Membrane biology research group, principal investigator: professor Elina Ikonen
  • Associated group: Neuronal signaling research group, principal investigator: professor Dan Lindholm

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minerva Foundation and Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research - 50th Anniversary" (PDF). Lääketieteellinen tutkimuslaitos Minerva. Retrieved 21 December 2009.
  2. ^ a b Minerva Foundation and Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research - 60th Anniversary Report 2019.pdf
  3. ^ a b "Minerva Foundation and Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research - Scientific Report 2020" (PDF). Lääketieteellinen tutkimuslaitos Minerva. Retrieved 30 March 2020.

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