Petteri Rinne is the new coordinator of Cardiovascular research unit.

Petteri Rinne started as a coordinator of Cardiovascular research unit. He did his PhD at the Department of Pharmacology, Drug Development and Therapeutics in 2013. After doing postdoctoral research in Munich, Germany, he has returned to Turku and is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher in the Turku Collegium for Science and Medicine. His current research projects focus on the role of melanocortin and endocannabinoid signalling in cardiovascular diseases. In particular, the research aims at evaluating the therapeutic potential of targeting these systems for the management of atherosclerosis and heart failure.