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WP 1 - Biomarker discovery in observational prospective studies

WP leaders

Emma Ahlqvist (as Leif Groops deputy) and Dmytro Kryvokhyzha


  • To harmonize available cohort information and sample management
  • To develop a data management system to support joint analysis of distributed data
  • To explore the influence of disease heterogeneity on disease outcome
  • To integrate data on candidate biomarkers & drug targets using systems biology approaches
  • To access and integrate additional data that supports the further validation and refinement of candidate biomarkers and drug targets for diabetes and its complications
  • To generate refined lists of "high quality" validated prognostic/predictive biomarkers or biomarker panels and drug targes that can be prepared for qualification














Selcted publications

  • Ahlqvist E et al. Novel subgroups of adult-onset diabetes and their association with outcomes: a data-driven cluster analysis of six variables. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2018

Bioinformatics unit

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