FinnGen study plans

08 Jan 2018

 

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FINNGEN STUDY TAPS INTO A UNIQUE GENE POOL IN SEARCH OF THE NEXT BREAKTHROUGHS IN DISEASE PREVENTION, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

A unique study that combines genome information with digital health care data has been launched in Finland. The FinnGen study plans to analyse up to 500 000 unique blood samples collected by a nation-wide network of Finnish biobanks. The goal is to deepen our understanding about the origins of diseases and their treatment. The project is expected to continue for six years, with a current budget of €59M

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