Contact information

SILK administration

SILK’s Director Professor Hannu Uusitalo

Address: Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, 33014 University of Tampere, Finland

Visiting address: FM6 3rd floor, Biokatu 14, Tampere, Finland


Executive manager Ulla Aapola, PhD

Address: Arvo Ylpön katu 1, ARVO building 3rd floor, 33520 Tampere, Finland


The SILK office is located in Tampere, in the Finn-Medi 6 building, postal address Biokatu 14. In the Finn-Medi 3 building locates Elsemay Björn Research Laboratory (6th floor) and SILK Clinical Research unit (2nd floor). Department of Ophthalmology and The Center for Proteomics and Personalized Medicine PPM are located in ARVO-building, postal address Lääkärinkatu 1. Other institutions operating on the same Kauppi campus include Tampere University Hospital (TAUH), BioMediTech (BMT) a joint institute of University of Tampere (UTA) and Tampere University of Technology (TUT) and the Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Tampere.  Adjacent to the SILK premises locates Tays Eye Centre of Pirkanmaa Hospital District.