Research Unit of Translational Medicine

Translational Medicine Research Unit is a multidisciplinary unit that conducts research covering the fields of translational research anesthesia, intensive care, surgery and cancer, and provides patient centered medicine to prevent, diagnose and treat human illness. Due to the very extensive research field the research activities of the unit cover a wide variety of topics. Cancer research requires a new level of cooperation and pooling of resources in concerted effort with different resources and study groups to achieved new approaches to get knowledge and care for cancer. This requires collaboration in research and education and innovation at all levels (fundamental, translational, clinical and interventional).

Translational Medicine Research Unit provides under- and postgraduate education for students of Medicine and Dentistry, MSc and PhD students, scientists, health care professionals and the public.

Head of Unit: Professor Juha Tuukkanen