March 01

Jubilee symposium of professor Hannele Yki-Järvinen

A warm wellcome to a jubilee symposium of professor Hannele Yki-Järvinen. The program is enclosed. To make sure there is enough coffee and sparkling wine, please register using the following link

If problems with the link, you may also register by email to Päivi Ihamuotila

Start time: 01/03/2024 14:00
End time: 01/03/2024 18:00
Duration: 3 hours
Location: Biomedicum1, lecture hall 1, Haartmaninkatu 8, 00290 Helsinki
Type: Symposium
Organization: UH, Faculty of Medicine
Contact person:
March 06

iCAN science seminar: Dr. Arafath (Rafa) Najumudeen

KRAS rocks – Role in metabolism, cancer progression, and therapy resistance

Speaker: Dr. Arafath (Rafa) Najumudeen, FIMM, Institute of Biotechnology, HiLIFE, University of Helsinki


Dr. Arafath (Rafa) Najumudeen received his PhD from Åbo Akademi University, studying oncogenic signaling proteins. He did his postdoctoral work in Prof. Owen Sansom’s lab in CRUK Scotland Institute, describing spatial organization of metabolism in colorectal cancer using preclinical mouse models. Rafa is currently an academy fellow, and his lab focuses on the metabolic and mutational heterogeneity of intestinal stem cells and cancer using spatial-omics approaches and preclinical mouse models.


Coffee will be served before the seminar.

Start time: 06/03/2024 13:30
End time: 06/03/2024 14:30
Location: Biomedicum 1, seminar room 1-2
Type: Seminar
Organization: iCAN Flagship Team
Contact person:
April 17

Drug safety during pregnancy and lactation - 30 years of teratology information service in Finland

Finnish Teratology Information Service was established 30 years ago. To celebrate our journey, we will organize together with Finnish Society of Clinical Pharmacology and University of Helsinki 30th Anniversary Symposium ”Drug safety during pregnancy and lactation - 30 years of teratology information service in Finland” on 17th of April 2024 at Biomedicum, Helsinki.


Participation to Symposium is free of charge. Scientific programme will include presentations on drug utilization during pregnancy and breastfeeding, potential drug effects on fetal and neonatal health, and how to use secondary data and to apply new statistical methods in pharmacovigilance studies. Full programme is available here.


Symposium is open for all health care professionals but primarily targeted for clinicians caring for people and families who are planning a pregnancy or already are pregnant or breastfeeding.


We have applied 4 hours of theoretical training in the KOPI system for following specialties: Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, General Practice, Paediatrics, Public Health. There will be a possibility for online participation to those living outside the capital region. Kindly note that the certificate of attendance will only be provided to participants on site at Biomedicum.


Register yourself on Wednesday 3rd of April at the latest using the registration form. Online participants will receive a link to webinar 1-2 days before the Symposium to the email address they have provided at the registration form. In case you will need to cancel your participation after the registration, please fill out and submit a separate cancellation form as soon as possible so that we can arrange enough coffee and tea on site.


You are warmly welcome to join to celebrate our 30th Anniversary!

Start time: 17/04/2024 12:00
End time: 17/04/2024 16:00
Duration: 3 hours
Location: Biomedicum1, lecture hall 2, Haartmaninkatu 8, 00290 Helsinki
Type: Symposium
Organization: HUS
Contact person: