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The first metaphase showing the correct number of 46 chromosomes in humans. Photographed in Lund, Sweden on December 22, 1955. Later published in Tjio J. H. and Levan A., (1956). The chromosome number of man. Hereditas 42: 1–6.

SFMG – The Swedish Society of Medical Genetics

The Swedish Society of Medical Genetics (SFMG) is a section within The Swedish Society of Medicine and The Swedish Medical Association. Members of SFMG include medical geneticists, clinical laboratory geneticists, researchers, genetic counsellors and other professionals with interests in the fields of medical and clinical genetics. SFMG is also a member of The International Federation of Human Genetic Societies (IFHGS), and we are associated with The European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG).

Contact SFMG

This website is primarily intended for members of SFMG, and further information is therefore only available in Swedish. However, you are most welcome to use our contact form below if you have questions regarding SFMG or medical genetics in Sweden. Please note that SFMG can not comment on individual patients, if you have a question about your own health or family history we advise you to contact your local physician.