Ass. Prof. Pekka Rauhala MD, PhD is Senior Lecturer in pharmacology at the Institute of Biomedicine since 2001 and part-time medical advisor for Orion Pharma since 2000. He performed his postdoctoral studies in 1994–1997 at the National Institute of Mental Heath NIH, where he worked with Prof. C.C. Chiueh on neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease. His research has concentrated on oxidative stress and neurodegeneration, neuroprotection, the dopaminergic system, opioid pharmacology and tolerance.
In GLORIA, Dr. Rauhala is involved in characteriszation of novel GLORIA compounds in pre-clinical models of pain.
University of Helsinki: Mikko Airavaara • Viljami Jokinen • Eija Kalso • Oleg Kambur • Leena Karhinen • Mari Kaunisto • Zhilin Li • Tuomas Lilius • Vânia Moreira • Kert Mätlik • Pekka Rauhala • Maiju Rinne • Mart Saarma • Yulia Sidorova • Ilida Sulemanyova • Li Tian • Jaakko Vartia • Hanna Viisanen-Kuopila • Henri Xhaard • Jari Yli-Kauhaluoma