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

University of Tampere

Professor Heikki Hyöty
School of Medicine, Virology
University of Tampere
Tampere, Finland
e-mail: heikki.hyoty (at) uta.fi
+ 358 50 516 8480

Expertise

Tampere

Professor Hyöty’s group has long experience in studies evaluating the role of viruses in type 1 diabetes and allergies. He has published pioneering prospective studies and has made many new discoveries on the role of enteroviruses in diabetes. One recent initiative is a project aiming at developing enterovirus vaccine against type 1 diabetes. This long-term commitment to this particular topic has created a strong research center in Tampere. Dr. Hyöty has previous experience from the coordination of large scale international research projects (for example two EU projects) and the laboratory participates in international quality control programmes (e.g Quality Control for Molecular Diagnostics, QCMD) and complies with general GLP and written SOPs.  Professor Hyöty’s group has also made pioneering work in translation of research findings in collaboration with academic and industrial partners.

 

Role

Professor Hyöty is coordinating scientist of the consortium having a leading role in several scientific tasks. Moreover University of Tampere is the leader partner of the WP1 Management, WP11 Data management and quality assurance, WP12 Dissemination

Principal investigator: Professor Heikki Hyöty

Key investigators: Amirbabak Sioofy-Khojine, Post-doctoral researher; Sami Oikarinen, PhD student; Hanna Honkanen, PhD student; Maarit Oikarinen, PhD student, Jutta Laiho, PhD student; Noora Nurminen, laboratory manager

 
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Last update: 3.5.2013 13.28 Muokkaa

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