通信地址：长春市新民大街 126 号 吉林大学基础医学院 医学遗传学系130021
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The department of Medical Genetics was founded in 1995, there is presently 8 faculty members, including 2 professors, 4 associate professors, 1 lecturer and 1 engineer. The department is responsible for both teaching and researching.
Much emphasis of our teaching work has been laid on the development of medical genetics education and genetic counseling. The students come from many majors such as clinical medicine (of five-year, seven-year and eight-year programs), radioactive medicine, preventive medicine, information management and information system (medical information management), medical law, stomatological medicine, pharmacology, nursing and multi-track adult education.
The research projects are focused on the association studies of human common metabolic diseases, bioinformatics tools development, loss of heterozygosity in laryngeal squamous cell carcinomas, the genetic association between anti-oncogene polymorphisms and head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, the molecular mechanism of diabetes mellitus and the mechanism of action and the research progress of the traditional Chinese medicine.
One PHD advisor and 5 master advisors are currently present in our department, who have finished training 50 postgraduate students. The department has made a large number of achievements in research. These faculty members have undertaken many research projects sponsored by provincial, national governments, and enterprises. These projects resulted in over one hundred of scientific publications and patents.