Health registries

FinnGen study is based on combining genetic and electronic health record data.

The study applies the permissions to utilise the register data for research purposes from these national registries:

  • Statistics Finland
  • Finnish Cancer Registry and Mass Screening Registry
  • Register of Primary Health Care Visits (Avohilmo)
  • Care Register for Health Care
  • Kela
  • Digital and Population Data Services Agency
  • Finnish Register of Visual Impairment
  • Care Register for Social Welfare
  • Finnish Registry for Kidney Diseases
  • Finnish National Infectious Diseases Register
  • Medical Birth Register
  • Finnish National Vaccination Register
  • Register of Congenital Malformations