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About our group

Prostate Cancer Research Group (PCRG) is co-led by professor Antti Rannikko (urologist) and associate professor Tuomas Mirtti (pathologist).

The group consists of several clinical scientists (PhD students, senior researchers and post docs), preclinical/translational scientists (PhD students and post docs), masters students (bioinformatics, statistics) and assisting personnel.

Assisting personnel:

Study nurses Katja Kiianlinna and Minna Malmstedt, research secretary Ulla Markkanen, biotechnician Miia Kokkola, assistant Sini-Sofia Hänninen.

Group Leaders

Tuomas Mirtti

Antti Rannikko

Post Docs

Andrew Erickson

Senior Researchers

Tuomas Kilpeläinen

Tuomas Kilpeläinen

Kanerva Lahdensuo

Kanerva Lahdensuo

Mika Matikainen

Mika Matikainen

Anssi Petas

Anssi Petas

Hanna Vasarainen

Hanna Vasarainen posing wearing a white cote against a white background

Assisting Personnel

Suvi Karvonen

Miia Kokkola

Minna Malmstedt

HUCC

Helsinki Urological Cancer Research Group centers around the clinical and academic work done at the HUS Helsinki University Hospital and Helsinki University. Department of urology is the largest in Finland with an catchment area of ca. 1.5M inhabitants and 25 staff members. Our center is a tertiary referral center for centralized surgery (e.g. Cystectomy, prostatectomy, urethraplasty, RPLND) but at the same time also responsible for the primary diagnostics, treatments and follow-up of all urological cancers in greater Helsinki area.

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