Iron and health seminar day
Finnish Red Cross Blood Service (FRCBS) and the Doctoral Programme in Population Health (DocPop) organize together a seminar day entitled “Iron and health” .
The seminar is open to general audience. Affiliation to University of Helsinki is not required, but to attend (either online or in person) you must register to the seminar. Link to e-form registration for non-students: E-lomake - Iron and Health Seminar (DOCPOP-148) 18.10.2023 (helsinki.fi).
IMPORTANT! If you are a University of Helsinki PhD or Master's student and want to get a 1 ECTS from the seminar register to the seminar in Sisu. In addition, you need to write a learning diary in Moodle.
Registration closes on 9th of October 2023.
08:00 - 08:30 Coffee at Biomedicum by FRCBS
08:30 - 08:35 Welcome by Mikko Arvas
08:35 - 09:10 Paula Savola: How to measure iron status in the clinical laboratory
09:10 - 09:55 Riitta Freese: Iron and nutrition
09:55 - 10:10 Break
10:10 - 10:55 Arja Uusitalo: Iron in sports
10:55 - 11:30 Perttu Arkkila: Iron overload
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch break
12:30 - 13:15 Joona Tapio: Iron and metabolic health
13:15 - 13:45 Niklas Simberg: Iron and female reproduction
13:45 - 14:15 PhD presentations:
Tapio Lahtiharju: “How ferritin and other biomarkers predict bone marrow iron stores in hematologic patients?”
Esa Turkulainen: “Simulated effects of ferritin screening on C‐reactive protein levels in recruited blood donors.”
14:15 - 14:45 Mikko Arvas & Sofie Ekroos: Iron and blood donation
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