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Celiac Disease Research Center

Introduction

Celiac Disease Research Center (CeliRes) was established in May 2016 by the decision of the Rector of University of Tampere. CeliRes is a continuum from celiac disease research that has been conducted in the Kauppi Campus from 1970’s onwards. CeliRes is committed to conducting high-quality multidisclipinary research ranging from epidemiological and clinical studies to genetics, immunobiology and microbiology. The research conducted in CeliRes will benefit both the medical community and celiac disease patients as improved diagnostic strategies and management models.

 The Celiac Disease Research Center has several focus areas:

  • celiac disease in adults led by Katri Kaukinen (MD, PhD), Professor of Internal Medicine, director of CeliRes
  • immunobiology of celiac disease led by Katri Lindfors (PhD, docent), University researcher
  • dermatitis herpetiformis led by Teea Salmi (MD, PhD, docent), Clinical lecturer
  • service laboratory led by Kaija Laurila (MSc), Laboratory chief

In addition, the following areas are covered by affiliated groups

  • celiac disease in children by Kalle Kurppa (MD, PhD, docent), Acting professor (TaCC)
  • genetics lead by Päivi Saavalainen (PhD, docent), University researcher, (University of Helsinki)

CeliRes has a senior advisory board that includes emeritus professors Markku Mäki (pediatrics) and Timo Reunala (dermatology) and professor h.c. Pekka Collin (gastroenterology).

The research conducted in CeliRes involves close collaboration with:

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Visiting address
Celiac Disease Research Center
Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences
Arvo-building
Lääkärinkatu 1
33520 Tampere

 

Mailing address
Celiac Disease Research Center
Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences
P.O.Box 100
33014 University of Tampere

 
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Last update: 10.1.2017 15.10 Muokkaa

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