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Doctoral training in the Universities in Finland:

Helsinki: Medical Faculty, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, Doctoral Programme in Drug Research (DPDR)
Jyväskylä: Doctoral studies
University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio campus: UEF Graduate School for Doctoral Studies, Doctoral Programme in Drug Research
Oulu: University of Oulu Graduate School (UniOGS)
Tampere: University of Tampere Doctoral School
Turku: University of Turku Graduate School (UTUGS),
Drug Research Doctoral Programme (DRDP)
Åbo Akademi University: Doctoral studies at Åbo Akademi University

Doctoral programs (courses, transferable skills):

FinBioNet
Doctoral studies in Viikki campus, Helsinki
Courses and events in Meilahti campus, University of Helsinki
Medical training (ProMedico)
University of Helsinki, clinical specialty training (in Finnish)

The National Graduate School of Informational and Structural Biology (ISB)
National Graduate School of Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology (GSOCCB)
National Graduate School in Nanoscience (NGS-NANO)
Biomateriaali ja kudosteknologia -tutkijakoulu (BGS)
Biocenter Oulu tutkijakoulu
Helsingin biolääketieteellinen tutkijakoulu (HBGS)
Helsinki Graduate School in Biotechnology and Molecular Biology (GPBM)
Kansanterveyden tutkijakoulut
Kliininen tutkijakoulu (GSCR)
Molekyylilääketieteen tutkijakoulu (DPMM)
Tampereen biolääketieteen ja bioteknologian tutkijakoulu (TGSBB)
TULES-tutkijakoulu (TBGS)
Turun biolääketieteellinen tutkijakoulu (TuBS)
Turun kliininen tutkijakoulu (TKTK)
Valtakunnallinen kliininen tutkijakoulu (VKTK)

Research training

Globalization of Pharmaceutics Education Network (GPEN)
EUFEPS Course Catalogue (in progress)
Swedish Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Läkemedelsakademin)
IMI courses (EMTRAIN, Pharmatrain, SafeSciMET)
European IMI courses search engine

Career

FinBioNet positions (mainly in Finland)
FENS (neuroscience, Europe)
Academic positions (Scandinavia, Europe)
Academic Keys (mainly USA)
PhDs.org (mainly USA)
European Science Jobs
Academic Jobs in EU (mainly UK)
Universitetsjobb (mainly Nordic)
Nature jobs (international)
Science careers (international)
Select Science net (international)
Acamedicum.com (requires registration)

Postgraduate web sites

Tsemppi for international PhD students in Helsinki
Postgraduate toolbox
Eurodoc
ResearchGATE
EURAXESS (EU), EURAXESS Finland
Bitesize Bio (European)

Finnish Research networks, societies

Biomedicum Helsinki
BioCity Turku

Finnish Clinical Pharmacology Society (Suomen Kliiinisen Farmakologian Yhdistys, SKFY)
Finnish Pharmacological Society (Suomen farmakologiyhdistys, SFY)
Finnish Society of Toxicology
Finnish Pharmaceutical Society

International research communities

EuroScience
The American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT)
European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT)
Drug Research Academy (Denmark)
Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS)
International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX)
Suomen Network of Networks – ScanBalt

Authorities:

Finnish Medical Agency (Fimea)
Finlex: Finnish legislation
Board for Gene Technology
National Institute of Health and Welfare (Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos, THL)
THL: Finnish Information Centre for Register research (Rekisteritutkimuksen tukikeskus, ReTki)
The Social Incurance Institution of Finland (Kansaneläkelaitos, KELA)
National Supervisory Authority for welfare and Health (Sosiaali- ja terveysalan lupa- ja valvontavirasto, Valvira)

EMEA
EMEA: ICH (International Conference on Harmonization) -guidelines
EMEA: Note for Guidance on Good Clinical Practice (pdf)
Medical products agency (Läkemedelsverket)
FDA
FDA: Guidelines
FDA: Good Clinical Practice pages (e.g. GCP-guidelines)
WHO: Handbook for Good Clinical research Practice (GCP)
ICH

EudraCT (European Clinical Trials Database)
MedDRA – Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities

Research integrity

The National Advisory Board on Social Welfare and Health Care Ethics ETENE
Finnish Medical Association: Ethics (e.g. Declaration of Helsinki)
National Advisory Board on Research Ethics in Finland (Tutkimuseettinen neuvottelukunta, TENK)
HUS-piiri: eettiset toimikunnat (in Finnish)

Data protection authorities

Data Protection Ombudsman (Tietosuojavaltuutetun toimisto)

Medical industry, medicines

Orion Pharma
Pharma Industry Finland
Lääkevahinkovakuutuspooli

Research resources

Academy of Finland
Suomen Lääketieteen säätiö
TURA- Turun yliopiston tutkimuspalveluyksikön tutkimusrahoitustiedotus (Universities only)
Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation

EU: Grants of the European Union
European Research Council (ERC): Grants
EU Cordis FP7: EU_Puiteohjelma7_esite.pdf
Marie Curie Actions
ResearchProfessional (University of Helsinki)

Scientific congresses

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings and Courses
European Science Foundation
EMBO Courses and workshops
EMBL Courses and workshops
FASEB Summer Research Conferences
Gordon Research Conferences
Keystone symposia
TMR Programme – Scientific Meetings

Pharmacokinetics and biopharmaceutics

Course in pharmacokinetics: D.W.A. Bourne, Oklahoma University, U.S.A.

Info about medicines

NIH: Clinical trials listing
CenterWatch: Clinical trials listing
FASS för förskrivare: FASS.se
Medical dictionary: Medilexicon