Academy of Finland Funding decisions 24.11.2020
 
 
 
Year of decision:  
Funding source: Research Council for Biosciences, Health and Environment
Call: 2017 Academy Project Funding
Project count: 80
Project funding: 34 927 515 €
 
Applicant / Contact person Organisation Project title Decision No. Decision date Funding period Funding

Academy Project Funding BTY
 
Allahverdiyeva-Rinne, Yagut University of Turku Revisiting the photosynthetic electron transport chain: opportunities for improved efficiency toward valuable sink 315119 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 466 989

Almeida Santos, Hélder University of Helsinki Towards personalized nanomedicines for targeted drug delivery and imaging for ischemic myocardial injury 317042 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2021 300 000

Artama, Miia Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare Evaluation of vaccine safety using population-based registers (VacEvas) 316090 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Battersby, Brendan University of Helsinki Molecular basis of a ribosome rescue pathway in the pathogenesis of human mitochondrial disease. 314706 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Butcher, Sarah University of Helsinki RNA viruses: from structure and function to inhibition 315950 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 604 236

Elenius, Klaus University of Turku Predictive biomarkers for ERBB-targeted cancer drugs 316796 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Eriksson, John University of Turku Integrating tissue homeostasis and regeneration – Cytoskeletal intermediate filaments as a signaling hub 317867 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 570 179

Erkkola, Maijaliisa University of Helsinki DAGIS – Socioeconomic status, stress, and health behaviour among preschool children (DAGIS STRESS) / Consortium: DAGIS STRESS 315817 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 198 879

Fagerholm, Susanna University of Helsinki Regulation of immune responses by integrins 315077 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 539 595

Fritze, Hannu Natural Resources Institute Finland Acclimation of arctic peatlands – through reindeer grazing – to a changing climate (ACAP) 315415 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 571 908

Groop, Per-Henrik Folkhälsan Research Center Genetic and metabolomics dissection of the pathogenesis of diabetic complications – The Finnish Diabetic Nephropathy Study (FinnDiane) 316664 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Haapasalo, Annakaisa University of Eastern Finland Identification of pathogenic mechanisms and new biomarker and druggable candidates in frontotemporal dementia using patient-derived skin fibroblasts and neurons / Consortium: FiNeFTD 315459 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 300 000

Hakola, Hannele Finnish Meteorological Institute Sesqui- and diterpene emissions and their effects on atmospheric chemistry 316151 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 463 099

Hannukainen, Jarna University of Turku Modelling systemic cross-talk between brain, gut, and peripheral tissues in glucose homeostasis: exercise training and public health (CROSSYS) 317332 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Hinttala, Reetta University of Oulu Role of NHLRC2 in Developing Central Nervous System 317711 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2020 250 000

Hovatta, Iiris University of Helsinki Myelination in resilience and susceptibility to psychosocial stress-induced anxiety 316282 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Hytönen, Timo University of Helsinki Temperature as a driver of climate adaptation 317306 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.07.2023 521 330

Jalkanen, Sirpa University of Turku New tools to target lymphatics and prevent cancer growth and spread 317022 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Jolkkonen, Jukka University of Eastern Finland Human glial chimeric mice - a novel toll to understand functional stroke recovery 317866 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.12.2020 250 000

Järvinen, Teppo Lassi Nestori University of Helsinki Effect of arthroscopic partial meniscectomy on the development of knee osteoarthritis in patients with degenerative meniscus tear: A placebo-surgery controlled trial with a 10-year follow-up 315908 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 30.08.2022 300 000

Jääskeläinen, Juha E Kuopio University Hospital BrainAneurysm – Intracranial Aneurysm and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Personalized medicine solutions from Eastern Finnish population data 314847 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 447 564

Kajantie, Eero Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare NORDCAP Nordic Children and Adults Born Preterm - a Three-Country Registry Study of Eight Million People 315690 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 449 123

Kangasjärvi, Jaakko University of Helsinki ADP ribosylation and RCD1 in control of gene expression 317218 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 577 361

Kastaniotis, Alexander University of Oulu Mitochondrial Fatty Acid Synthesis in Mitochondrial Biogenesis, Cellular Function and Neurodegenerative Disease 314925 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 480 140

Kivipelto, Miia Karita University of Eastern Finland The World Wide FINGERS (WW-FINGERS) Dementia Prevention Toolbox 317465 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 30.04.2021 250 000

Kiviranta, Riku University of Turku Epigenetic Regulation of Osteoblast Differentiation and Skeletal Sarcomas 316800 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2021 249 858

Korpi, Esa University of Helsinki Midbrain inhibition regulating motivation and emotions 317399 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Kotaja, Noora University of Turku Germ granules: key regulators of male fertility, epigenetic inheritance and cancer 315948 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Kouvonen, Anne University of Helsinki Depression and anxiety in young adults: a quasi-experimental trial and web-based treatment intervention to reduce sickness absence and work disability (DAQI) 315343 03.05.2018 01.09.2019 - 31.08.2021 250 000

Kuparinen, Anna K University of Jyväskylä Complex eco-evolutionary dynamics of aquatic ecosystems faced with human-induced and environmental stress 317495 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 534 560

Kursula, Petri University of Oulu GDAP1 - an enigmatic enzyme linked to inherited peripheral neuropathy 315272 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Laakso, Lauri K Finnish Meteorological Institute Evolving carbon sinks and sources in coastal seas – will ecosystem response temper or aggravate climate change? / Consortium: SEASINK 317298 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 300 000

Latonen, Leena University of Eastern Finland Epithelial functions of AR-linked RNA binding proteins 317871 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 460 764

Lehtonen, Sanna University of Helsinki Molecular mechanisms of action of novel insulin sensitizers 315762 03.05.2018 01.01.2019 - 31.08.2022 420 997

Linder, Markus Aalto University Biomimetic Adhesives 317395 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 474 735

Linderborg, Kaisa University of Turku Omics of oxidation – Solutions for better quality of docosahexaenoic and eicosapentaenoic acids 315274 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 483 558

Lindfors, Katri Tampere University Features and functions of TG3-autoantibodies in dermatitis herpetiformis 314880 03.05.2018 01.01.2019 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Miettinen, Otto University of Helsinki Evolution of early-diverging basidiomycetes - diversity and wood decay in Pucciniomycotina 315927 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 487 238

Mikkola, Marja University of Helsinki Molecular and cellular mechanisms driving mammary epithelial morphogenesis 318287 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 546 613

Moilanen, Eeva Tampere University TRPA1 cation channel as a novel mechanism and treatment target in inflammation 326660 03.05.2018 01.01.2019 - 31.08.2022 418 178

Muotka, Timo University of Oulu Stream biodiversity change: disentangling the effects of multiple anthropogenic drivers on riverine ecosystems 318230 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 493 750

Mutanen, Marko University of Oulu Advancing the genomic revolution of species delimitation 314702 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 516 880

Myöhänen, Timo University of Helsinki Prolyl oligopeptidase - a potential biomarker and a common drug target for several neurodegenerative diseases? 318327 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Mähönen, Ari Pekka University of Helsinki Hormonal regulation of cambial stem cells 316544 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 492 027

Mäkinen, Harri Natural Resources Institute Finland Past Trends and Future Potential of Forest Production in Finland 315495 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 486 148

Mäkitie, Outi Samfundet folkhälsan Clinical and genetic characteristics of early-onset osteoporosis 318137 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Paju, Susanna University of Helsinki Periodontitis and dental intervention in coronary heart disease and cryptogenic stroke 316777 03.05.2018 01.01.2019 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Palosuo, Taru Natural Resources Institute Finland Diversifying cropping systems for Climate-Smart Agriculture (DivCSA) 316215 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 524 761

Peltola, Heli University of Eastern Finland Direct and value-based trade-offs for ecosystem goods and services in multi-objective management of boreal forests under changing climate (OPTIMAM) 317741 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 499 896

Pertovaara, Antti University of Helsinki Facilitation of neuropathic pain by the amygdala: oxidative stress as culprit and cortical stimulation as treatment 315043 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Pitkänen, Asla University of Eastern Finland Sushi repeat-containing protein X-linked 2 – A novel mechanisms and biomarker for TBI-induced hypothalamic functional deficit and post-traumatic epileptogenesis? 317203 30.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Raivio, J Taneli University of Helsinki Modeling the mechanisms of pituitary hormone deficiency caused by two missense mutations in KCNQ1 315616 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Remes, Anne University of Oulu Identification of pathogenic mechanisms and new biomarker and druggable candidates in frontotemporal dementia using patient-derived skin fibroblasts and neurons / Consortium: FiNeFTD 315460 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 300 000

Roos, Eva Samfundet folkhälsan DAGIS – Socioeconomic status, stress, and health behaviour among preschool children (DAGIS STRESS) / Consortium: DAGIS STRESS 315816 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 202 141

Ruddock, Lloyd University of Oulu Structural studies on basement membrane proteins 318182 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 546 537

Sajaniemi, Nina University of Helsinki DAGIS – Socioeconomic status, stress, and health behaviour among preschool children (DAGIS STRESS) / Consortium: DAGIS STRESS 315818 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 198 980

Salazar-Ciudad, Isaac University of Helsinki How predictable is the genotype-phenotype map: combining developmental biology and quantitative genetics 315740 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2021 443 337

Salmelin, Riitta Aalto University Individual cortical markers of language function 315553 30.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Salmi, Marko University of Turku Developmental regulation of macrophage dynamics and function 315947 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 572 236

Salminen, Paulina Turku University Hospital Studies on acute appendicitis - appendiceal and gut microbiota, etiology of uncomplicated and complicated acute appendicitis and optimization of antibiotic therapy in the treatment of uncomplicated acute appendicitis 317290 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Saloheimo, Markku VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd Interplay between metabolism and protein secretion in saprotrophic fungi 318499 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 470 956

Schulman, Alan University of Helsinki Retrotransposon and gene interactions in barley under drought stress (RetroStress) 314961 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 516 194

Seppälä, Jukka Finnish Environment Institute Evolving carbon sinks and sources in coastal seas – will ecosystem response temper or aggravate climate change? / Consortium: SEASINK 317297 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 375 000

Setälä, Heikki University of Helsinki Ecosystem services in urban greenspaces across biomes: the influence of plant functional types and soil biota on soil-derived ecosystem processes (PARKTRAITS) 315987 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 469 115

Sofiev, Mikhail Finnish Meteorological Institute Advanced study of Pollen, Spores, and air pollutants for predicting the human Allergy (PS4A) 318194 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 505 557

Sundberg, Lotta-Riina University of Jyväskylä Molecular evolution in antagonistic interactions – linking bacterial CRISPR immunity and antagonistic coevolution in bacterial viruses 314939 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 515 568

Taimela, Simo University of Helsinki Finnish Imaging of Degenerative Shoulder Study (FIMAGE): A study on the prevalence of degenerative imaging changes of the shoulder and their relevance to clinical symptoms in the general population. 316061 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Toivola, Diana Åbo Akademi University A colon-specific mouse model for colorectal cancer 315139 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2020 250 000

Vainio, Seppo University of Oulu Wnt-mediated Kidney Tubule Induction – the Role of Secreted Extracellular Vesicles as Putative Morphogens 315030 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 498 311

Vapalahti, Olli University of Helsinki Flavivirus-host interactions 316264 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 449 999

Vilkki, Johanna Natural Resources Institute Finland Resolving genomic features related to immunological response to improve functional annotation of the bovine genome and produce tools for enhancing disease resistance in livestock 317998 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 522 549

Virta, Marko University of Helsinki Dynamics of the antibiotic resistance genes in production animals and the environment (ARPA) 316708 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 487 108

Visakorpi, Tapio Tampere University Role of long non-coding RNAs in Prostate Cancer 317755 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Vornanen, Matti University of Eastern Finland Temperature-dependent deterioration of electrical excitability (TDEE): testing of the hypothesis 315776 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 573 486

Wickström, Sara University of Helsinki Mechanical stress response and adaptation at the nuclear-cytoskeletal interface 317597 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Winqvist, Robert University of Oulu Hereditary breast cancer predisposition: factors, cellular mechanisms and disease modeling 318337 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Yliperttula, Marjo University of Helsinki Hypoxia targeted extracellular vesicles with cargo for enhanced treatment of cancer (BioEVa) 315409 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 450 000

Zvereva, Elena University of Turku Seeing the forest for the trees: Using research synthesis to verify and integrate the ecological theories that explain patterns in insect herbivory 316182 29.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 500 075

Äärimaa, Ville Turku University Hospital operative treatment of acute rotator cuff tear related to trauma, a placebo controlled efficacy trial ACCURATE 315547 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2022 300 000

Öörni, Katariina Wihuri Research Institute Residual cardiovascular risk: Identification of high-risk individuals 315568 03.05.2018 01.09.2018 - 31.08.2020 250 000