Research projects

  • Adrenarche – Increase of adrenal androgen secretion in childhood

    Group leader: Jarmo Jääskeläinen, professor, University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital

  • Lower respiratory infections in children/Treatment of bronchiolitis and wheezy bronchitis

    Group leader: Marjo Renko, professor, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Oulu, PEDEGO research unit

  • Recognizing the type of dyspnea with smartphone motion sensors

    Group leader: Miika Arvonen, MD, PhD, Kuopio University Hospital

  • Fitness, nutrition and quality of life in children with inflammatory diseases  – juvenile arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease
    Group leaders: Eija Piippo-Savolainen, docent and Pekka Arikoski, docent, University of Eastern Finland and Kuopioi University Hospital

  • 3D printed simulator visualizing breathing difficulties and auscultation with digital tapes

    Group leader: Miika Arvonen, MD, PhD, Kuopio University Hospital

  • LBL 2018 – international treatment protocol for lymphoblastic lymphoma in children and adolescents

    Principal investigator in Finland: Kaisa Vepsäläinen, MD, PhD, Kuopio University Hospital

  • Epidemiology, pathogenesis and prognosis of PFAPA syndrome

    Group leader: Marjo Renko, professor, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio University Hospital and University of Oulu, PEDEGO research unit

  • Congenital hypothyreosis
    Group leader: Jarmo Jääskeläinen, professor, University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital

  • Neonatal glucose metabolism disorders
    Group leader: Hanna Huopio, docent, University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital