Dr. Neeme Tõnisson
Estonian Genome Centre of the University of Tartu
Neeme Tõnisson, MD, PhD – Senior Researcher of the Estonian Genome Center / Institute of Genomics of the University of Tartu. He graduated from the University of Tartu in 1995 with M.D and received Ph.D. in 2000 on molecular diagnostics (Tartu, Estonia). He was a postdoc at the German Cancer Research Institute, Heidelberg, in 2005-2006. In 2012 he has completed his resident MD training in Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine and in 2015 in Clinical Genetics. From 2008 to 2012 he has been the head of Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory in the Dept. of Genetics, Tartu University Hospital. Has published 27 research papers and chapters, (h=13, WOS) in international peer review journals and books. Has also supervised 1 Ph.D. thesis and 8 Master theses. His recent scientific interests and contributions are in the field of human genetics, genetics of mendelian and complex diseases, biomarkers and personal medicine.