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:

  • KELA
  • Statistics Finland
  • Register of Primary Health Care Visits
  • Care Register for Health Care
  • Finnish Cancer Registry
  • The Finnish Register of Visual Impairment
  • Population Register Centre
  • Finnish Registry for Kidney Diseases
  • Infectious Diseases Register
  • Medical Birth Register
  • Register of Social Assistance