28 September 2021. We are excited to announce that our webinar series returned on 28 September 2021 with a presentation by Camilla Stoltenberg and Alexandra Havdahl of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.
13 September 2021. In each Nordic country, health registries have been an important part of modern medical research, but together the data can do more. So says a new review of health care systems and key national registries in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
NSHG-PM Webinar: Update from Finland – FinnGen and Finding Functional Variants in a Founder Population
17 June 2021. The 2020-2021 NSHG-PM webinar series continued on 16 June 2021 with a presentation titled "Update from Finland – FinnGen and Finding Functional Variants in a Founder Population" by Mark Daly, Jukka Koskela, and Sanni Ruotsalainen, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland.
14 June 2021. Except for the X and Y chromosomes, men and women are assumed to have the same random mix of genes from their parents. So a genome-wide association study (GWAS) that compares men to women but leaves out the sex chromosomes should come up with no differences.
4 June 2021. The second European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)-Nordic Policy Workshop took place on 9 March 2021, bringing together researchers, policymakers, e-infrastructure service providers, and funding agencies.