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The FinnGen Research project was launched in Finland in 2017 and is among the very first personalized medicine projects that combines genome information with digital health care data. Professor Aarno Palotie is a Research Director at FIMM and leads the FinnGen study. Palotie’s main focus is to better understand the genetic mechanisms in common diseases. Here, Aarno Palotie debates about the FinnGen study and the status of the project today.
Researchers at Umeå University (Sweden), in collaboration with researchers at the University of Maryland and Duke University (USA), now for the first time successfully performed targeted gene mutation in the zoonotic pathogen Chlamydia caviae.