Principal Investigators of INTERVENE
Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, University of Helsinki
Samuli Ripatti, PhD, is a Vice Director at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), a professor of Biometry at the Faculty of Medicine (UH) and a Scholar at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in Cambridge, MA, USA. He is the director of the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in Complex Disease Genetics. His research group studies genetic variation in the Finnish population and its effects on common complex disease risks and management. His research focuses in particular on cardiometabolic diseases as models to learn about disease mechanisms and genomic strategies for diagnoses and prevention. He has published over 250 articles that have been cited over 26,000 times. He is also currently chairing Doctoral Programmes in Biomedicine and Population Health.