Webinar program

Tuesday 18 May 2021

The registration has ended, please contact joanna.huttunen@uef.fi for the zoom link for the webinar.

All times are Finnish time (Eastern European Summer Time (EEST), UTC+3).

The abstracts of the presentations can be found here.


14.00 Welcome, Heikki Tanila, University of Eastern Finland

Early days of A.I. Virtanen Institute, Leena Alhonen, University of Eastern Finland

14.20 Gene Therapy, Seppo Ylä-Herttuala, University of Eastern Finland

15.00 Treatment of Epilepsy – Lessons from the Past Guide the Future, Asla Pitkänen, University of Eastern Finland

15.40 The Endless Capabilities of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, from Zero to Ultrahigh Field, Michael Garwood, CMRR, University of Minnesota, USA

16.10 Break

16.20 Machine learning in neuroimaging of brain aging, Alzheimer’s Disease, and schizophrenia:  contributions toward precision diagnostics and predictive modeling, Christos Davatzikos, University of Pennsylvania, USA

16.50 TTREM2 as a New Therapeutic Target for Alzheimer’s Disease, Christian Haass, DZNE, Munich, Germany

17.20 Single-cell Analysis of the Vasculature, Christer Betsholtz, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

17.50 Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy within Heart Disease, Jens Kastrup, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Downloadable program can be found below.