Telemark Hospital Trust

The department of medical genetics at Telemark Hospital Trust is specialized into genetic diagnosis of neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders.
The ALS research group performs genetic research on ALS. The group run a nationwide Norwegian study on ALS, where the aim is to characterize the genetic epidemiology of ALS in Norway.

Telemark Hospital Trust
Director

Dr. Camilla Furu Skjelbred / Dr. Helle Høyer

Principal investigator

Dr. Helle Høyer

Contact information
Address

Department of Medical Genetics
PB 2900 Kjørbekk, 3710 Skien
Norway

Contact

Helle Høyer

Phone

+47 35003146

Email helle.hoyer@sthf.no

Restricted information

Serving population
Serving population

Norwegian population

Patient resources
Population based register

No

Clinic based register

Yes

Geographically matched controls

Yes

Banks

Type ALS Patients Controls Other
DNA Bank 100 2500
Research activities
Clinical management research

Yes

Neuro epidemiology

Yes

Neuro physiology

No

Neuro imaging

No

Neuro psychology

No

Neuro pathology

No

Genomics

Yes

Transcriptomics

Yes

Metabolomics

No

Clinical Trials - Industry sponsored

There are no clinical trials for this centre

Clinical Trials - Investigator initiated

There are no clinical trials for this centre