Twin and data resource

Twins Research Australia is a national twin research centre that maintains a registry of more than 35,000 twin pairs interested in participating in research and is involved in numerous research projects. Access to the resource is open to all researchers. 


In April 2020, TRA began the Twins Research Australia COVID-19 Knowledge, Experience, Reac ....
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There are two different types of twins: Monozygotic or identical (MZ) Dizygotic, frate ....
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Junior members (below 18 years old) represent approximately (25%) of Twins Research Austra ....
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Twins and Higher Order Multiples (HOMs), including triplets, quadruplets and quintuplets o ....
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The Health & Lifestyle Questionnaire (HLQ) was launched in 2014 to better describe TRA ....
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In collaboration with Dr Callie Little at the University of New England, TRA has utilised ....
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For twins, zygosity refers to the degree of genetic similarity within each pair. There are two diff.....

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Twins Research Australia

Address: 3/207 Bouverie St
Carlton, Vic 3010


ABN: 84 002 705 224

Twins Research Australia has received continuous funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) since 1981, most recently through a Centre of Research Excellence Grant (2015-2022). TRA is administered by the University of Melbourne.

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