Wednesday, 17 October 2018

MediSapiens Joins FinnGen Project

29 December 2017 | News

Brings Solutions to Curation, Management and Visualization of Genetic and Clinical Data of 500.000 Finns

MediSapiens Ltd. is a Bio-IT and bioinformatics company, a leading developer and provider of genomic, biomedical and healthcare data solutions.

The company has joined 59M€ FinnGen project.

It aims at improving human health through genetically profiling 500.000 Finns and combining that with a rich set of clinical data to identify new therapeutic targets, as well as diagnostic and prognostic markers for treating numerous diseases. 

MediSapiens will provide its data curation, data management, data exploration and discovery software solutions to FinnGen, and will be an active technology partner in the project.

As the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for biomedical data, MediSapiens is able to support the FinnGen project with cutting edge solutions for analyzing, curating, managing, exploring, interpreting and visualizing the vast pool of genetic and clinical data gathered in the project. 

The FinnGen project will genetically characterize and combine clinical data from up to 500.000 individuals collected by a nationwide network of Finnish biobanks.

Due to the unique genetic heritage of Finns genomics data is faster to analyze, and the probability of findings is higher than in populations that are genetically more heterogenous.

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