Neeme Tõnisson, PhD

Neeme Tõnisson, PhD is a senior researcher in the Institute of Genomics, Univ. of Tartu / Estonian Biobank and is also a practicing clinical geneticist in the Tartu University Hospital, Estonia. He is coordinating the return of data activities for the research participants in Estonian Biobank. Dr. Tõnisson has graduated from the medical faculty in Tartu in 1995 and has defended his PhD thesis on microarray-based molecular diagnostics in 2003 in University of Tartu. His postdoc studies were performed in the German Cancer Research Centre, DKFZ, in Heidelberg, Germany. He has been the Head of Molecular Diagnostics Unit in Tartu University Hospital from 2008 to 2012. His professional interests are related to the personalised medicine, application of genomics in disease prevention, management of incidental findings.