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2013.11.28 | Research news

New discovery brings hope for treatment of Parkinson’s disease

Experiments with a “curly” brain protein have shown that it can inhibit the spread of Parkinson’s disease in laboratory tests. The discovery can be an important step on the way to developing treatment for the incurable disease.

2013.11.12 | People , AnnevonPhilipsborn, MarkDenham


DANDRITE has appointed Anne von Philipsborn and Mark Denham as Group Leaders. These appointments are the first two in a series of five group leaders to be employed at DANDRITE. Anne and Mark will start their research in December and January, respectively.

2013.11.11 | Events

Mini-course af FIMM: A 10h mini-course in Genome-wide association studies (GWAS)

In end November/start December 2013 FIMM offers a 10h mini-course in Genome-wide association studies (GWAS). The course covers 1) The rationale and methodology behind GWAS, 2) Current state of the field, and 3) An up-to-date overview of current human genetics research at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM).

2013.11.11 | Events

PhD defense by Lina Malinauskaite

PhD thesis title: "Towards the transport mechanism of Neurotransmitter/sodium symporters"

2013.11.08 | Events

Symposium at FIMM: The 2nd Helsinki Chemical Biology Symposium - Chemical Systems Biology

Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) are welcoming all interested researchers to the second Helsinki Chemical Biology Symposium on 10th December 2013! This symposium will be focused on the topic of using chemical biology in systems approaches as this is an emerging field of research. Abstract submission deadline November 28,…

2013.11.05 | News from the management

New job opportunities at DANDRITE - Two Group Leaders in Molecular and Translational Neuroscience

Application deadline January 5, 2014. In this call DANDRITE seeks two group leaders in neuroscience that complement the expertise and research programs of the current five groups. Research programs can for example be based on optogenetics or other methods for defined control of neuronal networks, in vivo microscopy, spectroscopy and…