Tytteli Turunen, PhD

Tytteli Turunen, PhD

Retina Research
Lashkari Lab

Tytteli is originally from Finland, and before joining the Lashkari Lab as a postdoctoral research fellow, she received her M.Sc. in Biotechnology from University of Kuopio (Finland), followed by her Ph.D. in Medicine from University of Eastern Finland (Kuopio, Finland). In her PhD, she studied gene therapy vectors in preclinical settings and developed Sleeping Beautytransposon vectors for gene therapy of familial hypercholesterolemia. Currently she is studying VEGF signaling pathways and inhibitors in choroidal and retinal angiogenesis in animal models of diabetic retinopathy and AMD.

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Schepens Eye Research Institute 
Massachusetts Eye and Ear 
20 Staniford St. 
Boston MA, 02114 

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