Best dissertations awarded on opening day

The authors of the best dissertations and the Publisher of the Year title were awarded on the opening day of the new academic year.

The dissertation in the field of health was awarded to Doctor of Medicine Antti Pemmari for his dissertation in the field of epidemiology titled Macrophage and Chondrocyte Phenotypes in Inflammation. The dissertation analyses macrophage and chondrocyte phenotypes in inflammation.

The results of the study were assessed as being medically interesting, novel and significant and they can be used in both scientific research and the development of drug therapies for osteoarthritis.

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