Viruses – enemies and friends 

Organizers: Finnish Bioindustries, Pharma Industry Finland, FIMM and HUSLAB

On Wednesday 29.3. Lecture Hall 3g

Viruses as enemies
Chair: Chief specialist Maija Lappalainen, HUSLAB

9.30 Plenary lecture, Emerging virus infections
Prof. Olli Vapalahti, University of Helsinki, HUSLAB

10.10 Epidemiology of viruses
Head of Department Mika Salminen, National Institute for Health and Welfare

10.40 Vaccinations
Chief Physician Hanna Nohynek, National Institute for Health and Welfare

11.10 Virus diagnostics
Prof. Klaus Hedman, University of Helsinki, HUSLAB

11.40–13.00 Lunch and Exhibition

Viruses as friends
Chair: CEO Pekka Simula, Herantis Pharma Oyj

13.00 Virus therapies
Clinical Research Medical Director Katarina Öhrling, Amgen Ltd

13.30 Phage therapy
Prof. Mikael Skurnik, University of Helsinki

14.00 Company presentations

15.15–15.30 Discussion and Closing remarks