Medicortex Finland is dedicated to improving the diagnostics, treatment and prevention of acute neurodegenerative conditions. Current focus is on developing a novel biomarker based diagnostic test for traumatic brain injuries (TBI). After the development project the company will focus on a multiplex treatment for TBI.

Our Team

Senior Scientist, Dr. Ivette Bañuelos-Cabrera, Ph.D, has a degree in Neuropharmacology, with a post-doctoral focus on epilepsy and traumatic brain injury. She has 12 years of experience in neurosciences and life sciences basic research.

Product Manager, Dr. Begum Utz has a PhD in biological sciences from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, USA. She has key experience in life sciences R&D project management and data analysis. Dr. Utz is responsible for technical planning and development of the diagnostic kit, integration of the chemistry into the assembly, and transfer of the prototype from development to production. 

Research Coordinator, Nea Tulonen has a MSc degree in Physiology and Genetics from the University of Turku. Ms. Tulonen has practical experience in several molecular techniques and immunological assays, and extensive knowledge in human genetics, cancer biology, and cell biology. She has also studied Leadership and Management.

Research Assistant, Jesper Lindholm, has a MSc in Cell Biology, from Åbo Akademi. 

Laboratory Assistant, Venla-Mari Nurmi is studying Biomedicine at the University of Turku.


The Team