Facebook post by University of Helsinki

A unique study launched in Finland: FinnGen plans to tap into 500 000 unique blood samples collected by a nation-wide network of Finnish biobanks. Due to the unique heritage of the Finnish population, our genome data can be analysed faster and more effectively than in populations of more heterogeneous origins – significantly improving the chances of breakthrough findings.
FinnGen taps into a unique gene pool to find the next breakthroughs in disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment helsinki.fi

The FinnGen study plans to tap into 500 000 unique blood samples collected by a nation-wide network of Finnish biobanks.