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

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

At the traditional RPU Science Day, everyone except our PI who is enjoying the sun! Looking forward to today!… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…