Welcome

Welcome to the webpage of Human Brown Fat Research Group.

We are based at Turku PET Centre (University of Turku and Turku University Hospital) in one of the most beautiful cities of Finland: Turku.

We are an international scientific research group led by the Associate Prof. Kirsi A. Virtanen.

Our research mainly focusses to understand the function of human brown fat in health and in metabolic disorders.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to the members of our research group for scientific inquires and research collaborations. Cheers!