Taija Af Hällström
Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland
Dr. af Hällströms team is also interested in extracellular vesicles in urological diseases with the aim of finding new biomarkers for diagnostics and treatment follow-up. Dr. af Hällström's works is done in close collaboration with Olli Kallioniemi, Päivi Östling, Tero Aittokallio, Krister Wennerberg at FIMM, industrial partners and collaborators HUS.
Dr. af Hällström's research interests fall into the broad category of personalized medicine and biomarker discovery. One of her main focuses is to develop systems medicine strategy for solid tumors using prostate and renal cancer as model diseases.