FinnGen study makes new dataset publicly available for genetic researchers around the world
The extensive source of genetic association results based on 135.000 individuals became available this week for the whole research community.
Fearful Great Danes provide new insights to genetic causes of fear
Professor Hannes Lohi’s research group at the University of Helsinki has identified a new genomic region and anxiety-related candidate genes...
Behavioral disorders more common in children exposed to maternal antenatal corticosteroids
Maternal antenatal corticosteroid treatment is standard care when there is a risk for preterm delivery. The treatment improves the prognosis of...
Effects of rapid-acting antidepressants consolidated in sleep?
Ketamine alleviates depressive symptoms within hours, with the most significant change typically seen a day after its administration. However,...
Initial clinical data shows promising signals of the biological activity of CDNF in Parkinson's disease
Cerebral dopamine neurotrophic factor CDNF is being tested in phase one and two clinical trials in Finland and Sweden.
How does the memory work during different stages in life?
Memory is all about electricity and chemistry. Neuronal oscillations and the structure of your brain change as you age. What happens to the...
A smart jumpsuit provides information on infants’ movement and development
A new innovation makes it possible, for the first time, to quantitatively assess children’s spontaneous movement in the natural environment.
The STEMM research programme explores metabolic diseases with the help of stem cells and gene editing
At the turn of the millennium, stem cell research was expected to quickly yield revolutionary therapies. Even though this did not come to pass,...