ENGAGE: From Genetic Discovery to Future Health

ENGAGE: From Genetic Discovery to Future Health

The European Network for Genetic and Genomic Epidemiology

Heart failure, stroke, diabetes and obesity are a major public health concern in Europe. Our own behavior, like an unhealthy diet, too little physical activity or smoking, can influence the risk factors, but there's more to the story. Causes for these disease are also partly genetic. How can we understand this complex interplay between genetic and behavioral causes for disease?