A strong team dedicated to finding answers to all of your research questions:


KATRIN KAARNA
, MD
Institutions and positions: 

Project Manager, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu
Clinical Research Coordinator, Tartu University Hospital
Competence: Advising on general research questions; counselling a procedure for conducting clinical research at Tartu University Hospital Clinics and a selection of research centres; advising on the budgeting of a planned project. First contact on any issue related to clinical trial planning. Certified expert in Good Clinical Practice. 
Contact: katrin.kaarna@ut.ee, katrin.kaarna@kliinikum.ee, +372 737 4119, +372 518 6688

AIGAR OTTAS, PhD
Institutions and positions:
Specialist, Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine, University of Tartu
Quality Manager of Biobanking, Tartu University Hospital
Competence: Biobanking counselling – sample storage, databases, statistical analysis etc.
Contact: aigar.ottas@ut.ee, aigar.ottas@kliinikum.ee, +372 737 4414, +372 55 636 101

IRJA LUTSAR, MD, PhD
Institutions and positions:

Professor of Medical Microbiology, Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine, University of Tartu
Head of Department of Microbiology, Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine, University of Tartu
Competence: Counselling issues related to study planning. 
Contact: irja.lutsar@ut.ee


VALLO VOLKE
, MD, PhD
Institutions and positions:
Research Professor of Endocrine Physiology, Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine, University of Tartu
Competence: Counselling issues related to study planning. 
Kontakt: vallo.volke@ut.ee

 

ALAR IRS, MD
Institutions and positions:
Doctor-lecturer in Cardiology, Heart Clinic, Tartu University Hospital
Medical Advisor, State Agency of Medicines
Competence: Counselling clinical trial methodology and communication with pharmacovigilance agencies.
Contact: alar.irs@kliinikum.ee

 

 

ANA REBANE, PhD
Institutions and positions:
Senior Research Fellow in RNA Biology, Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine, University of Tartu
Research Grant Specialist, Tartu University Hospital
Competence: Advising on applying for research grants. 
Contact: ana.rebane@ut.ee

 

KADRI TAMME, MD, PhD
Institutions and positions:

Lecturer in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tartu
Doctor-Lecturer in Anaesthesiology, Anaesthesiology and Intensive care Clinic, Tartu University Hospital
Competence:  Advising on issues related to study planning and consultancy with the ethics committee.
Contact: kadri.tamme@ut.ee


HETI PISAREV
, MSc
Institutions and positions:

Assistant in Biostatistics, Institute of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of Tartu
Competence: Counselling the statistical aspects of clinical research.
Contact:
heti.pisarev@ut.ee