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Genetic variants associated with blood disorders and blood cell formation
We are interested in how genetic variation influence blood cell formation and blood cancer risk. The research group is markedly multi-disciplinary, and comprises 16 members with complementary expertise (clinical, computational, experimental). Our output includes clinically implemented discoveries, and publications in top-tier journals like Nature Genetics, Nature Communications, EMBO Molecular Medicine, and Blood.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

UKÄ subject classification

  • Cancer and Oncology
  • Medical Genetics
  • Hematology
  • Bioinformatics (Computational Biology)
  • Immunology in the medical area
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Clinical Laboratory Medicine

Free keywords

  • Hematology
  • Genomics
  • Computational biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Immunology
  • Klinisk laboratoriemedicin
  • Klinisk immunologi
  • Klinisk genetik
  • Clinical immunology
  • Clinical genetics


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