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Faculty of Medicine and Life SciencesUniversity of TampereFaculty of Medicine and Life Sciences

Dermatology and Venerology

Professor:
Erna Snellman
erna.snellman@uta.fi


Ongoing research:

1. UV radiation and vitamin D in skin diseases:

The group includes Professor Erna Snellman (team lead), Emeritus Professor Timo Reunala, Licentiate in Medicine Meri Ala-Houhala, Licentiate in Medicine Toni Karppinen, MD Taina Hasan, MD Satu-Leena Laasanen, MD Katja Vähävihu (KHSHP), Bachelor of Medicine Jukka-Pekka Laine and MD Heikki Saha from the TAYS Nefrology Clinic.

2. Lichen sclerosis (LS) and vulvar cancer (skin and women’s diseases clinic)

The group includes Professor Erna Snellman, MD Satu-Leena Laasanen, Licentiate in Medicine Maria Lagerstedt, Bachelor of Medicine Kaisa Karvinen, Licentiate in Medicine Minna Joki-Erkkilä, Licentiate in Medicine Reita Nyberg, Professor Johanna Mäenpää, ProfessorJohanna Schleutker (TY), MD Marko Pesu.

3. Research collaboration with PHSOTEY, the Helsinki University Hospital’s Dermatology Clinic and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland regarding the field cancerization of skin cancers and their preliminary stages and the different forms of photodynamic treatment


Skin celiac disease research group:

The group includes: Timo Reunala (Emeritus Professor), MD Kaisa Hervonen and MD Teea Salmi. The group works in cooperation with the internal medicine celiac disease research group (Pekka Collin and Katri Kaukinen).

Wound research group:

The group includes: Docent, Chief Physician Annikki Vaalasti (team lead), MD Teija Kimpimäki (derm.), Docent Jorma lahtela (int.med.), MD Jukka Saarinen (blood vessel surgery), Specialist Riitta Huotari-Orava (path.), Specialist Pekka Vaajalahti (path.), MSc Techn Atte Kekonen (Aalto University).

The group is currently carrying out a vasculitis wound study and preparing for a study of the impedance follow-up/electric stimulation treatment of venous ulcers.

 
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Last update: 18.3.2014 9.23 Muokkaa

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