Diagnostic Technologies and Applications

Diagnostic Technologies and Applications (DTA)

Directors and contact addresses:

Professor Tero Soukka
University of Turku
Department of Biochemistry/Biotechnology
Tykistökatu 6 A 6th floor, 20520 Turku
Phone (office): +358 2 333 8685
E-mail: tero.soukka (at) utu.fi

Professor Jessica Rosenholm
Åbo Akademi University
Biomedical Nanotechnology and Pharmaceutical Development
Pharmaceutical Sciences Laboratory
Tykistökatu 6 A 3rd floor, 20520 Turku
Phone (office): +358 215 3255
Phone (mobile): +358 50 460 5886
E-mail: jerosenh (at) abo.fi

Vice directors and contact addresses:

Professor Pekka Hänninen
Institute of Biomedicine
Faculty of Medicine
Medical Physics and Engineering
Laboratory of Biophysics
Tykistökatu 6 A 5th floor, 20520 Turku
Phone (office): +358 2 3337064
E-mail: pekka.e.hanninen (at) utu.fi

Professor Johan Bobacka
Åbo Akademi University
Johan Gadolin Process Chemistry Centre
Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry
Biskopsgatan 8, 20500 Åbo
Phone (office): +358 2 2153246
E-mail: johan.bobacka (at) abo.fi

Desription of the research programme

Research groups:

Bioaffinity assay technology research
Director: Tero Soukka
Biotechnology, Department of Biochemistry, University of Turku

Advancing and emerging imaging technologies
Director: Pekka Hänninen
Laboratory of Biophysics, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Turku

Non-specific qualitative and quantitative analysis tools
Director: Pekka Hänninen
Laboratory of Biophysics, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Turku

Biomarkers for cancer diagnostics
Directors: Kim Pettersson, Timo Lövgren
Biotechnology, Department of Biochemistry, University of Turku

Cardiac Biomarkers
Director: Saara Wittfooth, Tanja Savukoski
Biotechnology, Department of Biochemistry, University of Turku

Antibody and protein engineering
Director: Urpo Lamminmäki
Biotechnology, Department of Biochemistry, University of Turku

Biomarkers of ovarian cancer
Director: Kaisa Huhtinen
Department of Pathology and Forensic Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine, UTU

Cardiac MEMS
Director: Juhani Airaksinen
Heart Center, Turku University Hospital

Digital diagnostics
Director: Mikko Pänkäälä
Technology Research Center, UTU

High Content Screening Laboratory (HCSLab)
Director: Matthias Nees
Institute for Biomedicine, University of Turku

Biomarkers and decision support tools for personalized diagnostics and care
Director: Harri Siitari
Laboratory of Medical Physics, University of Turku

Indo Finn diagnostics research group
Directors: Sheikh M. Talha, Kim Pettersson
Biotechnology, Department of Biochemistry, University of Turku

Nanomedical imaging agents
Director: Jessica Rosenholm
Pharmaceutical Sciences Laboratory, Åbo Akademi University

Electrochemical (bio)sensors for health diagnostics
Directors: Johan Bobacka, Tom Lindfors
Johan Gadolin Process Chemistry Centre, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Åbo Akademi University

Internet of things for health and medical technologies
Director: Johan Lilius
Embedded Systems Laboratory, Computer Engineering, Åbo Akademi University

Paper based electronics detection
Directors: Ronald Österbacka, Jouko Peltonen, Martti Toivakka, Carl-Eric Wilén
Center for Functional Materials, ÅA/FunMat, Åbo Akademi University

Associated members