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Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research

Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research is a private institute in biomedicine that is located at Biomedicum Helsinki in close association with Helsinki University 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 nine 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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NEWS AND FORTHCOMING EVENTS

 

DISSERTATION 28.4.2017 at 13.00

BORIS VASSILEV

Studies on proteins influencing cancer progression and regulating endocytic lipid trafficking.

Place: Haartman Institute, Lecture Hall 2, Haartmaninkatu 3, 00290 Helsinki

Opponent: Professor Olli Carpén, University of Helsinki

www: https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/180165


MINERVA SCIENTIFIC REPORT 2016

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AWARD AVAILABLE FOR APPLICATION
MEDIX PRIZE OF THE MINERVA FOUNDATION FOR BIOSCIENCES 2017

The prize is awarded the 30th time, the award sum being 20.000€.

The Medix prize is awarded annually for an excellent Finnish scientific study published as one article during the previous year (now 2016). The study has to represent biomedicine or clinical medicine and to be performed entirely or in its essential parts in Finland. The Rector of the University of Helsinki or his representative will give out the prize in the autumn of 2017. The venue and date of the event are announced in due course. At the prize awarding event the winner will give a lecture on the content and significance of the awarded article.

Proposals for the publication to be awarded shall be sent to the chairman of the prize board, . prof. Vesa Olkkonen at the address vesa.olkkonen@helsinki.fi (deadline 2.5.2017). An electronic copy (PDF) of the candidate publication and preferrably a brief statement of justification (max 1 page) shall be attached to the proposal. The publication may have one or several authors; In the latter case the prize will be shared among the authors. Review articles are not eligible for the prize; Of Ph.D. theses compiled of several articles only the individual original publications can be considered for the prize. Scientists’ proposals for awarding their own work are also welcomed.

MEDIX PRIZE - IN ENGLISH

MEDIX-PALKINTO - SUOMEKSI

MEDIX-PRIS - PÅ SVENSKA


GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR APPLICATION
SELMA AND MAJA-LISA SELANDER'S FUND FOR RESEARCH IN ODONTOLOGY

From Selma and Maja-Lisa Selanders fund 3-5 grants are awarded. The deadline for the applications is 2.5.2017 at 16.00. The applications (two copies) are sent to professor Vesa Olkkonen, Minerva Foundation, Tukholmankatu 8, 00290 Helsinki.

The application should include the applicants CV, publication list and a research plan (max five pages). For Ph.D. students the application should include 1-2 references.

SELMA AND MAJA-LISA SELANDER - IN ENGLISH

SELMA JA MAJA-LISA SELANDER - SUOMEKSI

SELMA OCH MAJA-LISA SELANDER - PÅ SVENSKA


PÅ SVENSKA

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. 9 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.

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SUOMEKSI

Lääketieteellinen tutkimuslaitos Minerva on Minervasäätiön ylläpitämä yksityinen tutkimuslaboratorio. Tutkimuslaitoksessa työskentelee n. 40 henkilöä koostuen tutkijoista, väitöskirjatyöntekijöistä sekä avustavasta henkilökunnasta. 9 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.

MINERVAN TUTKIMUKSESTA SUOMEKSI

AKTIININ FOSFORYLAATIO - LIMASIENTEN ERIKOISMEKANISMISTA HERMOSOLUJEN SÄÄTELIJÄKSI


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