Watch the NSHG-PM 2021 Meeting and Workshop on Nordic COVID-19 Response and Research

Re-live our two-day NSHG-PM Conference held November 8-9, 2021, as well as the one-day Workshop on the Research Response to COVID-19 in the Nordic Countries of November 4, 2021.

Or if you missed them, enjoy for the first time …

  • The inspiring keynote by Cecilia Lindgren

  • Intense and satisfying data presentations in the Nordic plenary

  • What you need to know about returning incidental findings, from an expert panel

  • Outstanding review and discussion of COVID-19 research with Camilla Stoltenberg, Kári Stefánsson, Anders Tegnell, Henrik Ullum, and others

  • Award winning posters and talks

(Access the recordings with your previous event registration or register for free now!)

Access the conference and workshop recordings

Nordic News in Brief: Proteome Power, Data-driven Personal Health, Funding, Jobs …

Our newest feature: a compilation of news briefs with links at our website:

Nordic Research Findings and News

  • Large-scale study of proteome with genetics and disease

  • Blending digital and molecular data for personal health

  • Mapping the human genetic architecture of COVID-19

Upcoming Events

  • 4 February: Applications due for Danish Diabetes Academy’s Data Science Spring School and Challenge (23-25 March) for early-career researchers and professionals; applications close 4 February.

  • 22 March: Data-Driven Life Science Research area conference includes session on precision medicine and diagnostics.

  • 20 July: 200th Anniversary of Gregor Mendel’s birth. If you don't have time to join the celebration at the Mendel Museum at his abby in Brno, Czech Republic, there will surely be more proximal birthday parties.

Funding Opportunities

  • Applications are due 1 February 2022 for funding to support a basic or clinical diabetes research project. The European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (ESFD) and Novo Nordisk offer up to Euro 100,000 for basic or clinical research.

Job Openings

  • Find your postdoc or teaching position here …

January 2022 News Briefs

INTERVIEW with Heidi Bentzen: Health Research Stymied by Legal Barriers to Safe and Effective

International collaborations are essential for health research, but legal obstacles continue to block effective and protected data sharing, with potentially damaging effects on people who could benefit from the discoveries. Read our interview with Heidi Bentzen of the University of Oslo:

Read Interview

Nordic Papers

Review our curated January 15 list of papers from Nordic researchers:

January 15, 2022 Nordic Papers

Be a part of the growing NSHG-PM Community!

The Nordic Society of Human Genetics and Precision Medicine (NSHG-PM) works with stakeholders at national, regional, and global levels to:

  1. establish a Nordic framework for research into the genetics of human diseases, evolution and population history;

  2. accelerate discovery of disease influencing genes;

  3. translate these findings for precision medicine to improve public health; and

  4. uphold and promote the highest legal, regulatory, social, and ethical standards.

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