24 March 2021
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And last but not least the key-note lecture by Aarno Palotie on FinnGen, a large public-private partnership aiming to collect and analyse genome and health data from 500,000 Finnish biobank participants.

As Dr. Jörg Hamann mentioned: “Professor Palotie’s lecture was very interesting, even when watching it for a second time on replay. Palotie made a convincing case for combining nationwide health registers with centrally orchestrated biobanks. Harmonizing clinical biobanks at the level consent and pre-analysis is necessary and should be possible in the Netherlands as well.