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Diabetes and Heart Disease Research Unit

Research group
01.08.1994 -
Institute of Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences


Diabetes and Heart Disease Research Unit is focusing mainly on

  • genetic studies of type 2 diabetes,
  • congenital hyperinsulinemia,
  • early onset atherosclerosis and
  • inherited heart diseases (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy).

The Unit will get DNA samples from large multicenter international studies for DNA analyses (for example STOP-NIDDM trial and the DIGAMI2 trial).

Gene diagnostics

We provide diagnostic tests for monogenic diseases and farmacogenomics – see  our gene diagnostics page.