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The city of Kuopio, founded in 1775, is the 8th largest city of Finland, with more than 100,000 inhabitants. 600,000 people live in the Kuopio catchment area in all. Kuopio is one of the national centres of expertise and a major university city. Beautiful nature and a pleasant living environment with outstanding quality of service make Kuopio – a city with quality of life - an attractive place to live and visit.
The multidisciplinary Metabolic Diseases research community utilizes the extensive research infrastructure, expertise and collaboration of the University of Eastern Finland in basic research, applied and clinical research, and population research.