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Through research, we learn to understand the causes of diseases, to develop new ways of identifying diseases, and to provide better care for patients. The research and teaching done today lead to better health and care provided tomorrow.

Research at HUS

New research permits 2020

In 2020, a total of 819 new research projects were initiated at HUS and a research permit was granted to a total of 841 studies.

Research conducted on public research funds 2020

Coronavirus research

We are conducting and about to launch several studies concerning COVID-19. We are also involved in several joint coronavirus studies with the University of Helsinki, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, and others.​​

Participation in medical research

Clinical trials are an essential part of the development of new medicines and further research into existing medicines. Participation in clinical trials is a patient's prerogative in a university hospital. As a research patient, you will have access to innovative treatments as much as several years before the general public, besides having your...


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