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Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research is a private institute maintained by the Minerva Foundation. Minerva Institute is located at Biomedicum Helsinki in close association with University of Helsinki in a large congolomerate of modern laboratories with research groups in the biomedical and medical research fields. At Minerva about 40 persons including scientists, PhD students and technical assistants are actively working in seven research groups. General theme of the research is the study of basic cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying important human diseases, including heart and cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and neurological disorders.

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  • LATEST PUBLICATIONS FROM PUBMED
  • MINERVA SCIENTIFIC REPORT 2021
    Minerva Scientific Report 2021
  • LATEST PUBLICATIONS FROM PUBMED
    LATEST PUBLICATIONS FROM MINERVA
  • MINERVA FOUNDATION SYMPOSIUM 2022
    Minerva Foundation Symposium 2022 MITOCHONDRIA AND LIPID DROPLETS October 24 – 25, 2022, Hanaholmen, Espoo, Finland – Hybrid event The Symposium is free of charge for participants. Students can receive 0.5 ECTS credits. Registration for the Symposium will open in summer 2022.
  • DOCTORAL DEFENCE
    DOCTORAL DEFENCE on Monday 21.6.2021 at 13:15-15.15 Kien Dang: Diagnostic and prognostic role of expressed KRAS and BRAF mutations in MAPK/ERK-driven cancers Opponent Professor Ulf Gunnarsson, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Umeå University, Sweden. Custos Professor Ikonen Elina.  Zoom live stream – https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/69738969785
  • EAS CONGRESS 2021
    EAS CONGRESS 2021 The European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) and the Finnish Atherosclerosis Society have decided to transform the 89th EAS Congress into an innovative virtual congress with additional live streaming from Helsinki. The virtual EAS Congress 2021 will take place between May 30 – JuneContinue reading “EAS CONGRESS 2021”


OM FORSKNINGEN PÅ MINERVA

Medicinska forskningsinstitutet Minerva är ett privat forskningsinstitut som upprätthålls av Minervastiftelsen. Vid institutet arbetar ca 40 personer bestående av senior forskare, doktorander och teknisk personal. Åtta forskningsgrupper, vars forskning syftar till att utreda medicinskt betydande sjukdomars, uppkomstmekanismer och behandlingsmöjligheter genom att utnyttja såväl kliniska som prekliniska forskningsmetoder. Sjukdomar som undersöks är bl.a. hjärt- och kärlsjukdomars, diabetes och nervsjukdomar.


MINERVAN TUTKIMUKSESTA

Lääketieteellinen tutkimuslaitos Minerva on Minervasäätiön ylläpitämä yksityinen tutkimuslaboratorio. Tutkimuslaitoksessa työskentelee n. 40 henkilöä koostuen tutkijoista, väitöskirjatyöntekijöistä sekä avustavasta henkilökunnasta. Kahdeksan tutkimusryhmää, joiden tutkimustyötä leimaa pyrkimys selvittää lääketieteellisesti merkittävien sairauksien kuten sydän- ja verisuonisairauksien, diabeteksen ja hermoston tautien syntymekanismeja ja hoitomahdollisuuksia kliinisiä ja prekliinisiä tutkimusmenetelmiä hyödyntäen.