From Genetic Discovery to Future Health





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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


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