Oulu Brain & Mind

For decades, significant research has been conducted in Oulu in the field of several rare neurological diseases.


Oulu Brain & Mind is local cooperation network for neurosciences and research, and a part of Neurocenter Finland.

Medical expertise in Northern Finland is concentrated at Oulu University Hospital and the University of Oulu, as well as their research organization (Oulu Medical Research Center, MRC).

In addition, the region’s strengths are multidisciplinary, with specific areas of expertise in neuroscience, diagnostics, and ICT, a strong health technology sector and research-supporting infrastructures such as biobanks, the underlying genome center, patient registries, population cohorts and cohorts.

Steering Group