Suomen Lääketieteellisen Genetiikan Yhdistys
Föreningen för Medicinsk Genetik i Finland
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The Finnish Society for Medical Genetics (FSMG or SLGY

 

The Finnish Society of Medical Genetics

The Finnish society for Medical Genetics was founded in 1976. Currently, the society has 202 (year of reference 2005) active members. In addition to these, the society has both Finnish and international honorary members. The members consist of clinicians, geneticists, genetics nurses, and under- and postgraduate students in these fields.

The purpose of the society is to promote and develop medical genetics in Finland and to function as a forum for the people interested in this field. For this purpose, the society organizes meetings and training sessions and creates and maintains connections with Finnish and international organizations.

Currently, the board members are as follows:

Tarja Mononen, chair                          Kuopio University Hospital, Dept of  Clinical Genetics, tarja.mononen(at)kuh.fi 

Kristiina Aittomäki, vice-chair               University of Helsinki, Dept of Medical Genetics,  kristiina.aittomaki(at)helsinki.fi

Anna-Kaisa Anttonen, secretary            University of Helsinki, Dept of Medical Genetics, anna-kaisa.anttonen(at)helsinki.fi

Hannele Laivuori, treasurer                  University of Helsinki, Dept of Medical Genetics, hannele.laivuori(at)helsinki.fi

Johanna Schleutker                             University of Tampere, Institute of Medical Technology, johanna.schleutker(at)uta.fi

Minna Pöyhönen                                 University of Helsinki, Dept of Medical Genetics, minna.poyhonen(at)helsinki.fi