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Tukholmankatu 8 B, 5th and 6th floors
P.O.Box 20
00014 UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

p. +358 294 1911
f. +358 2941 26638

med-studentaffairs (at) helsinki.fi

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Professor Willem M. de Vos thrives with young talents

When I started the research of microbiota some 15 years ago there was not much research done in this area.  In the course of years we have gained the understanding that microbiota has a major impact on human health and disease, says Professor Willem M. de Vos who was included in the recent Thomson Reuters list of the world's most influential scientific minds of 2014. De Vos works as professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Helsinki, but most of his present work is more related to the Department of Bacteriology and Immunology at the Medical Faculty. (21.8.2014) Read more

 

The man who wants to conquer diabetes

Just a few decades ago we were slim and fit, now we are fat and feeble. Our genes have not kept up with the change, says Leif Groop, a FiDiPro professor and one of the world’s best-known diabetes researchers. (16.10.2012) Read more

 

 

 

Four Fascinating Facts about Your Brain

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