Program 18.2.2020

08.15

 

Venue: Leena Palotie Auditorium 101A, Aapistie 5A
Abstract book pick-up

08.30

 

Welcoming words  
Chair of the organizing committee, Professor Johanna Uusimaa

 

 

Keynote lectures
Presentation of the speakers, Professor Johanna Uusimaa

08.35-09.05  

 

How to avoid redundancy in clinical research - towards an evidence-based research approach
Professor Hans Lund, Centre for Evidence-based Practice, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Bergen, Norway

09.05-09.35

 

Defining defect in oxygen uptake during perinatal transition       
Professor Mikko Hallman, Clinic for Children and Adolescents, Oulu University Hospital, and University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland

09.35-10.05

 

Nature step to health                                                                                           
Professor Tari Haahtela, Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Hospital, and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

10.05-10.45

 

Poster session and coffee break, coffee sponsored by the Faculties (Lobby)

10.45-11.15

 

Hereditary susceptibility to breast cancer - new discoveries and clinical utilization
Professor Robert Winqvist, Cancer and Translational Medicine Research Unit, Biocenter Oulu, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland

11.15-11.45

 

“Precise medicine” in type 2 diabetes
Professor Markku Laakso, Kuopio University Hospital, and Department of Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland

11.45-12.15

 

Early growth and adult metabolic disease risk - role of genetic factors
Professor Marjo-Riitta Järvelin, Center for Life Course Health Research, and Biocenter Oulu, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland, and MRC-PHE Centre for Environment & Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, UK.

12.15-13.15   Lunch

13.15-14.00

 

Oral presentations (selected from submitted abstracts), Basic research
Chair: Dr. Renata Prunskaite-Hyyryläinen

 

13.15 Ville-Pauli Karjalainen: "3D analysis of local orientation of collagen fiber bundles in human meniscus using micro-computed tomography"

 

13.30

Elham Khosrowabadi: "Knockdown of AE2a -mediated H+ leakage in the Golgi and its exploitation as a therapeutic target to prevent cancer cell invasion and metastasis"

 

13.45

Hanna Tuppurainen: "PALB2 defects predisposing to breast cancer change morphology and function of mammary cells"

14.00-14.45

 

Poster session and coffee break, coffee sponsored by the Faculties (Lobby)

14.45-15.30

 

Oral presentations (selected from submitted abstracts), Clinical research
Chair: Prof. Riitta Kaarteenaho

 

14.45

Saujanya Karki: "Socioeconomic factors associated with dental caries experience among Finnish conscripts"

 

15.00

Jonna Tolonen: "The impact of psychiatric rehabilitation - a retrospective study of outcomes of persons with severe mental disorders after psychiatric rehabilitation"

 

15.15

Päivi Sirniö: "Cell death related circulating keratin 18 fragments are associated with systemic inflammation and poor prognosis in colorectal cancer"

15.30

 

Awards
Best Doctoral Thesis 2019 Awards
Professor Johanna Uusimaa

 

 

Best Oral Presentation Awards
Chairs of the Oral sessions

 

 

Best Poster Presentation Awards
Chair of the Poster jury

15.55

 

Closing words
Chair of the organizing committee

Last updated: 12.2.2020