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Section for epidemiology and medical statistics

Section for epidemiology and medical statistics studies causal mechanisms of various diseases and factors influencing prognosis. We are using data from national health registries, health surveys and biobanks by means of epidemiological design and advanced methodology. We are also developing scientific tools for utilization of our data sources. Three research groups; Research group for genetic epidemiology, Research group for lifestyle epidemiology and Research group for reproductive epidemiology belong to the section. Read more here

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Mahdi Fallah – new professor in epidemiology at IGS

Mahdi Fallah started his position as professor in epidemiology at IGS in May 2021. Fallah is a physician and has received his PhD in cancer epidemiology from the University of Tampere (Finland) in 2007.

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Cardiovascular disease and education

Women with only primary school has three times greater risk of heart attack compared to women with high education