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Published on Dec 4, 2012
From Genetic Discovery to Future Health The European Network for Genetic and Genomic Epidemiology
Heart failure, stroke, diabetes and obesity are a major public health concern in Europe. Our own behavior, like an unhealthy diet, too little physical activity or smoking, can influence the risk factors, but there's more to the story. Causes for these disease are also partly genetic. How can we understand this complex interplay between genetic and behavioral causes for disease?
Produced by Fast Facts With the support of ENGAGE The ENGAGE project has received research funds from The European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013), grant agreement HEALTH-F4-2007- 201413
Thanks to the European Network for Genetic and Genomic Epidemiology (ENGAGE), the researchers of ENGAGE, Isabelle Budin Ljøsne (Norwegian Institute of Public Health), Huei-yi Shen (Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland) With images from: Obesity Research Unit, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
Made by: Marieke Aafjes & Moira van Dijk 2012 In cooperation with Camera, editing & compositing: Jonathan Massey / Persistent Vision Music: Daan van West Graphic design: SproetS