Markus Perola

Markus Perola


Dr. Perola is leading the Quantitative Genetics-group in the Public Health Genomics Unit, at the National Institute of Health and Welfare, Finland and a visiting professor in U Tartu, Estonia. His studies have from been focusing on the genetics of common disorders and traits. Several research strategies, such as GWAS, linkage mapping in families and high density SNP maps and deep sequencing in population-based samples are applied to find genetic components of complex traits.


Work details

Research Professor

National Institute for Health and Welfare
Chronic Disease prevention