• Emma Paasikivi, BLS, Laboratory manager
  • Veronika Rezov, MSc, Laboratory manager
  • Nimish Godbole, MD, MSc - Master's thesis 2018: "MicroRNAs affecting epithelial-mesenchymal transition pathway in malignant mesothelioma"
  • Ville Vartiainen, PhD - Doctoral thesis 2018: "Inhalable antifibrotic compounds - Development of a formulation method and formulation of antifibrotic small molecule tilorone as inhalable dry powder"
  • Chang Li, MD, visiting researcher
  • Miao Yin, MD, PhD, post-doctoral researcher


  • Mira Tissari, MSc - Master's thesis 2015: ”Gremlin-1 regulates the expression of matrix metalloproteinases in malignant mesothelioma”
  • Jenni Tamminen, PhD - Doctoral thesis 2014: ”TGF-β family signaling in the regulation of cell plasticity in lung cells and mesothelioma”
  • Liisa Murray (née Kukkonen), MSc - Master's thesis 2012: “The cysteine knot protein gremlin associates with extracellular microfibrils”
  • Anna Kantola, PhD - Doctoral thesis 2010: ” Latent TGF-β binding proteins-3 and -4: transcriptional control and extracellular matrix targeting”