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Population study: "We want to track the study participants over many years"

Interview with Dr. Kerstin Wirkner, Head of the Leipzig Research Center for Civilization Diseases

How do diseases of civilization develop and can they be prevented when you know triggering factors? A new National Cohort should deliver answers in the coming years. The Leipzig Research Center for Civilization Diseases is involved in this study. We spoke with Dr. Kerstin Wirkner, who is going to co-supervise the study in Leipzig.

11/24/2014

Photo: Young woman with short brown hair - Dr. Kerstin Wirkner

Dr. Kerstin Wirkner; ©private

Graphic: Many different people as comic book characters

The study is intended to deliver cross-population comparability; ©panthermedia.net/ ayelet keshet

Photo: Simone Ernst; Copyright: B. Frommann

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