Health from Science Call 2017

Funding period: 1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2020
Total funding: M€ 7 (Academy of Finland) + M€ 1.95 (foundations)

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Reprogramming of macrophage phenotypes as early predictor of cardiovascular and metabolic disease development (MAP-CAD)

  • Merja Heinäniemi, University of Eastern Finland
  • Minna Kaikkonen-Määttä, University of Eastern Finland
  • Markku Laakso, University of Eastern Finland
  • Anne Roivainen, University of Turku
  • Tapio Lönnberg, University of Turku
  • Pekka Ruusuvuori, Tampere University

Individual variation in response to DNA-damaging anti-cancer drugs (CHEMORESPONSE), Collaboration with the Cancer Foundation

  • Liisa Kauppi, University of Helsinki
  • Sampsa Hautaniemi, University of Helsinki
  • Mikko Niemi, University of Helsinki
  • Eija Pirinen, University of Helsinki
  • Sakari Hietanen, Turku University Hospital

Treating dementia by blood brain barrier opening to increase glymphatic clearance (OPEN), Collaboration with the Finnish Brain Foundation

  • Vesa Kiviniemi, Oulu University Hospital
  • Kari Alitalo, University of Helsinki
  • Lauri Eklund, University of Oulu
  • Teemu Myllylä, University of Oulu

Better health for the next generations: Prevention of metabolic diseases by protecting the male germline epigenome (PROGERM)

  • Noora Kotaja, University of Turku
  • Eriika Savontaus, University of Turku
  • Olli Raitakari, University of Turku
  • Hasse Karlsson, University of Turku

Immunoregulation and Therapeutic Precision in Rheumatoid Arthritis (Heal-Art)

  • Satu Mustjoki, University of Helsinki
  • Laura Elo-Uhlgren, University of Turku
  • Riitta Lahesmaa, University of Turku
  • Harri Lähdesmäki, Aalto University
  • Olli Silvennoinen, Tampere University

Individualized treatments for obesity based on adipose tissue mitochondrial biology (MitoPower4WeightLoss)
Collaboration with the Finnish Medical Foundation

  • Kirsi Pietiläinen, University of Helsinki
  • Jussi Pihlajamäki, University of Eastern Finland
  • Eija Pirinen, University of Helsinki
  • Kirsi Virtanen, Turku University Hospital
  • Anne Juuti, Helsinki University Central Hospital

Rhythms in Infant Brain: Wearables for Computational Diagnostics and Mobile Monitoring of Treatment (RIB)

Collaboration with the Finnish Brain Foundation and the Foundation for Pediatric Research.

  • Sampsa Vanhatalo, University of Helsinki
  • Andre Sourander, University of Turku
  • Kirsi Niinimäki, Aalto University
  • Okko Räsänen, Aalto University

Health from Science, follow-up call for consortia 2020

Funding period: 01.01.2021 - 31.12.2022
Project funding: 3 M€

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