About the Institute


Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research is a private Institute in biomedicine that is located at Biomedicum Helsinki in close association with University of Helsinki in a large conglomerate of modern laboratories with research groups in the biomedical and medical research fields. At Minerva about 40 persons 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. 


Minerva Scientific Reports


Minerva has eight Research Groups and one associated group:

  • CARDIORENAL DIABETES
  • CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN THE YOUNG 
  • CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH 
  • CELLULAR NEUROCIENCE  
  • ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • LIPID SIGNALING AND HOMEOSTASIS 
  • MEMBRANE BIOLOGY  
  • METABOLISM
  • Associated group: NEURONAL SIGNALING  

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