Neurosurgical Implant Research Group

The main goal of the Neurosurgical Implant Research Group is to investigate properties and survival of different cranial, dura mater implant and to develop an intervertebral bioactive glass containing implant for anterior decompression procedures of degenerative cervical spine.

Group leader

Jussi Posti
MD, PhD, Docent
Adjunct professor of neurosurgery, University of Turku
Adjunct professor of neurotraumatology, University of Helsinki
Head of the Department of Rehabilitation and Brain Trauma Care, Turku University Hospital


Research topics

The main research interests are biomarkers in diagnostics of acute phase, treatment effects, and outcome of traumatic brain injury, biomaterials in cranial reconstruction and neuro-oncology.