Projects funded in the main call

Funding period: 2015-2019
Total funding: € 10 million

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Personalized combination therapies for high-grade serous ovarian cancer patients (OVCURE)

  • Sampsa Hautaniemi, University of Helsinki
  • Olli Carpen, University of Turku
  • Seija Grenman, University of Turku
  • Tero Aittokallio, University of Helsinki

Good(s) for health: Personalized health services and flexible appropriation of bioinformation (GoHe)

  • Ilpo Helén, University of Eastern Finland
  • Hanna Lehtimäki, University of Eastern Finland
  • Karoliina Snell, University of Helsinki

Action on Human Surfaces: Wound-Metagenomics (Bugsy)

  • Liisa Holm, University of Helsinki
  • Esko Kankuri, University of Helsinki 
  • Jyrki Vuola, The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa
  • Pekka Varmanen, University of Helsinki 
  • Matti Kankainen, University of Helsinki 

Dietary Gluten-induced Disease Entities - from genomics to personalized Health and Well-being (DIG IN Health)

  • Katri Kaukinen, Tampere University
  • Seppo Meri, University of Helsinki 
  • Päivi Saavalainen, University of Helsinki

Finnish cardiomyopathies - from genetics and phenotype to pathogenesis (CardioPath)

  • Johanna Kuusisto, University of Eastern Finland
  • Markku Laakso, University of Eastern Finland
  • Jari Koistinaho, University of Eastern Finland
  • Pasi-Petri Tavi, University of Eastern Finland

Personalised medicine to predict and prevent Type 1 Diabetes (P4 Diabetes)

  • Riitta Lahesmaa, University of Turku
  • Matej Oresic, University of Turku
  • Mikael Knip, University of Helsinki
  • Raimo Lahti, University of Helsinki
  • Jorma Toppari, University of Turku
  • Harri Lähdesmäki, Aalto University

Dyslexia: genes, brain functions, interventions (DYSGEBRA)

  • Heikki Lyytinen, University of Jyväskylä
  • Riitta Salmelin, Aalto University
  • Juha Kere, Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics

Effects of ApoE4 genotype information and intervention intensity on the fulfillment of lifestyle changes and sensory preferences (ApoE4mot)

  • Susanna Rokka, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
  • Anu Hopia, University of Turku
  • Kirsi Vähäkangas, University of Eastern Finland

Neurogenomics in routine diagnostics of children and  adults: impact on patient care and cost-effectiveness (NEUROGENOMICS FINLAND)

  • Henna Tyynismaa, Univeristy of Helsinki
  • Tuula Lönnqvist, The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa
  • Mari Auranen, The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa
  • Mika Kortelainen, VATT Institute for Economic Research
  • Anu Wartiovaara, University of Helsinki

European Research Collaboration ERAPerMed, JTC2018 Call ”Research Projects on Personalized Medicine – Smart Combination of Pre-Clinical and Clinical Research with Data and ITC Solutions”

Funding period 1 Jan 2019 – 31 Dec 2021, total funding € 1 200 000

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Novel individualized therapies in JAK/STAT driven T-cell malignancies (JAKSTAT-TARGET)

  • Satu Mustjoki, University of Helsinki
  • Tero Aittokallio, University of Helsinki

Genomics-based tools for personalized treatment to reduce chemotherapy burden in pediatric cancer (GEPARD)

  • Olli Lohi, University of Turku
  • Merja Heinäniemi, University of Eastern Finland

Clinical implementation Of Multidimensional PhenotypicAl drug SenSitivities in paediatric precision oncology (COMPASS)

  • Olli Kallioniemi, University of Helsinki

Rational antiepileptic drug selection by combining gene network and ICT analysis

  • Reetta Kälviäinen, University of Eastern Finland

European Research Collaboration ERAPerMed, JTC2019 Call ”Personalized Medicine: Multidisciplinary Research Towards Implementation”

Funding period 1 Jan 2020 – 31 Dec 2022, total funding € 1 199 751

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Metabolic vulnerabilities for personalized therapeutic approaches in acute myeloid leukemia (MEET-AML)

  • Caroline Heckman, University of Helsinki

A novel tool for personalized and socio-economically optimal treatment planning for patients with osteoarthritis

  • Rami Korhonen, University of Eastern Finland
  • Simo Saarakkala, University of Oulu

Temporal disease map based stratification of depression-related multimorbidities: towards quantitative investigations of patient trajectories and predictions of multi-target drug candidates

  • Mikko Kuokkanen, National Institute for Health and Welfare

Advancing Breast Cancer histopathology towards AI-based Personalised medicine

  • Pekka Ruusuvuori, Tampere University
  • Leena Latonen, University of Eastern Finland

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