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

Product Manager, Dr. Begüm 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.

    Senior Scientist, Dr. Ivette Bañuelos-Cabrera, PhD, 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. 

    Senior Scientist, Dr. Iida Martiskainen has a PhD in Biotechnology with the focus on in vitro diagnostic rapid test development. She has 8 years of experience in developing easy-to-use rapid diagnostic tests for challenging biomarkers.

    Laboratory and Research Coordinator, Pihla Miettinen has a MSc degree in Human Neuroscience from University of Turku.

    Project Manager, Teemu Hynnä, has a MSc degree in Industrial Physics from University of Turku.

    Research Assistant, Julia Virtanen has a MSc degree in Molecular Cell Biology from University of Turku.

    Research Assistant, Joonas Karhula is studying a MSc degree in Human Neuroscience at the University of Turku.

    Team Feb 23