LIVE WEBINAR on birth cohorts, featuring Camilla Stoltenberg and Alexandra Havdahl

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 15:00 - 16:30 CET

We are excited to announce that our webinar series will return on 28 September 2021, 14:00-15:30 CEST, with a presentation titled "Birth cohorts as the Hadron Colliders of research in the Nordic countries," by Camilla Stoltenberg and Alexandra Havdahl of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. They will give two talks on the famed Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (MoBa).

  • “When an entire country is a cohort,” Camilla Stoltenberg, Director General, NIPH.

  • "Using genetic data to understand the causal influences of environmental factors on child development – Mendelian randomization studies in MoBa," Alexandra Havdahl, PI of the psychiatric genetics group (PsychGen), NIPH.

The panel for discussion includes Anders Børglum of Aarhus University, Laurie J. Hannigan of Lovisenberg Hospital, Norway, and Hreinn Stefánsson and Kári Stefánsson of deCODE genetics.

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Abstract submission deadline:
4 October

Workshop on Research Response to COVID-19 in the Nordic Countries, November 4
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8 October

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