Annual Report 2023

Annual Report 2023

Folkhälsan Research Center focuses on biomedical and health science research. Altogether 242 peer-reviewed articles were published during 2023, a significant portion of them in high impact journals. Some highlights of the publications – reflecting the diversity of our research – are summarized in this annual report.

Facts About the Center

The Folkhälsan Research Center is organized in two research programs:

  • The Genetics Research Program, led by Professor Anna-Elina Lehesjoki, operates in the Folkhälsan owned premises in Biomedicum Helsinki on the Meilahti campus of the University of Helsinki.
  • The Public Health Research Program, led by Professor Johan Eriksson, mainly operates in the Folkhälsan Main Building, also located in the Meilahti area in Helsinki.

The number of scientists and other personnel affiliated with the Center is approximately 200.