Research units

There are 11 research units in Faculty of Medicine until 31.12.2022. After that the research units will be combined into 5 units.

New Research Units starting 1.1.2023

The research units will be reorganised starting 1.1.2023. The new research units will be combined from the previous research units the following way

Research Unit of Health Sciences and Technology

  • Research Unit of Medical Imaging, Physics and Technology
  • Research Unit of Nursing Science and Health Management

Research Unit of Population Health

  • Center for Life Course Health Research
  • Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research
  • Research Unit of Oral Health Sciences

Research Unit of Translational Medicine

  • Cancer and Translational Medicine Research Unit
  • Research Unit of Surgery, Anesthesia and Intensive Care

Research Unit of Clinical Medicine

  • PEDEGO Research Unit
  • Research Unit of Clinical Neuroscience

Research Unit of Biomedicine and Internal Medicine

  • Research Unit of Biomedicine
  • Research Unit of Internal Medicine 

Research units until 31.12.2022

Research Unit of Biomedicine

Research Unit of Biomedicine focuses on the molecular mechanisms and potential therapies of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases using methods of physiology, pharmacology and immunology.

Cancer and Translational Medicine Research Unit

Cancer and Translational Medicine Research Unit consists of anatomy and cell biology, laboratory medicine, pathology, oral pathology, clinical oncology and research groups focusing on cancer genetics and analytics of intestinal microbiome.

Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research

The Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research (CERH) at the University of Oulu focuses to research, education and outreach activities related to the effects of global environmental health effects.

Center for Life Course Health Research

Center for Life Course Health Research research unit

Research Unit of Clinical Neuroscience

Research Unit of Clinical Neuroscience focuses on the mechanisms, prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of brain and mental disorders.

Research Unit of Internal Medicine

Research Unit of Internal Medicine's creates new knowledge and offers a possibility to review the customary health care practices and enable introduction of new diagnostic or therapeutic methods.

Research Unit of Nursing Science and Health Management

Research Unit of Nursing Science and Health Management produces high-quality, socially influential health science research and train new creative, multi-disciplinary experts, educators and leaders in changing social and health care.

Research Unit of Oral Health Sciences

The Unit of Oral Health Sciences at the Medical Faculty, University of Oulu, conducts clinical and applied oral and dental research

PEDEGO Research Unit

PEDEGO combines basic and clinical research in Dermatology, Otorhinolaryngology, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Neurology, Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics, Ophthalmology, and Obstetrics and Gynecology

Research Unit of Medical Imaging, Physics and Technology

MIPT offers high-quality training in medical imaging, physics and technology

Research Unit of Surgery, Anesthesia and Intensive Care

Research Unit of Surgery, Anesthesia and Intensive Care covers a wide field of research including anesthesia and intensive care and surgery.