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Elina Hypponen

Professor Elina Hyppönen is the Centre Director of the Australian Centre for Precision Health within the University of South Australia’s Cancer Research Institute.

Elina is Professor in Nutritional and Genetic Epidemiology and her research group focuses on using genetic tools to inform on dietary and lifestyle guidelines for optimal health. She has a long-term research interest in life-course and intergenerational epidemiology, and an extensive track record in gene and risk factor discovery. Her current interests are related to implementing phenome-wide analyses and systems epidemiology approaches to establish effective strategies for disease prediction and prevention.