Welcome to group Vahteristo’s pages!

Our lab focuses on identification of novel molecular alterations in gynecological tumors and on understanding the mechanistic details through which these changes promote tumorigenesis. We are particularly interested in common gynecological neoplasias –uterine leiomyomas, endometrial polyps and endometriotic lesions– and their possible transformation into malignant cancers.
Our research

Have you read our latest article on uterine leiomyoma classification with 3'RNA sequencing? Go check it out -> mdpi.com/2072-6694/12/1…

This week we recognize endometriosis - a benign yet difficult disease that affects 10-15% of women in Finland.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Congrats to our very own @ReinikkaSiiri for the grant from Finnish Cultural Foundation! #kulttuurirahastontuella #skr2021