Precision Medicine Laboratory is the service laboratory of the Competence Centre on Health Technologies. The laboratory is located at Tiigi 61B, 50410, Tartu, Estonia

Phone: +372 733 0403



Kaarel KrjutškovPhD     CEO

Scientist and inventor in the field of molecular engineering. Kaarel has a PhD from the University of Tartu in molecular diagnostics and has worked at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of Helsinki in Finland. He is the manager of the Precision Medicine Laboratory and is responsible for the tests being state-of-the-art and reliable.


Kadri Rekker
MSc     Chief Specialist

Kadri is responsible for analysing NIPTIFY samples in the Precision Medicine Laboratory. She began her studies in the University of Tartu in the department of molecular biology and has years of experience in laboratory work and NIPT. She is currently completing her PhD studies in reproductive medicine at the University of Tartu.


Heneli Ristisaar
Laboratory specialist

Heneli is responsible for analysing NIPTIFY samples in the Precision Medicine Laboratory. Heneli graduated from Tartu Health Care College as a bioanalyticist and has practiced in various hospital laboratories. Her next goal is a master’s degree.


Neeme TõnissonM.D., PhD     Med Lab Doctor

Neeme is a medical doctor and scientist, who is specialised in laboratory medicine and medical genetics. He has worked at Deutsches Krebsforschngszentrum (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany. Currently, he is working in the Department of Genetics at United Laboratories of Tartu University Hospital as a clinical geneticist. Neeme is the Med Lab Doctor in CCHT.


Hindrek TederMSc     Bioinformatician

Hindrek is responsible for the quality of data analysis in NIPTIFY testing. Hindrek is a computational biologist and will soon complete his PhD studies in medical sciences at the University of Tartu.


Signe Mölder
MSc    Quality manager

Signe graduated in biochemistry from the University of Tartu. She has extensive experience as a scientist and laboratory manager at the University of Tartu and in biotechnology companies. In CCHT, Signe is responsible for the operating of the laboratory according to best practices.


Andres SalumetsPhD    Member of Board

Andres is a professor in reproductive medicine and has a PhD from the University of Helsinki. Currently, he is working at the University of Tartu, he heads the team in CCHT and he is a visiting professor at the University of Helsinki. Andres is an active scientist, has published more than 130 scientific articles and takes part in several international collaboration projects. Professor Salumets is one of the leading scientists in reproductive medicine in the Baltics and Scandinavia.