Dr Lucas Calais Ferreira

Dr Lucas Ferreira is a Research Fellow in the Justice Health Unit (Centre for Health Equity), and the Breast Cancer and Twins Research Australia units (Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics) in the Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne. He focuses on traditional and genetic epidemiology to research risk factors for physical, mental and social outcomes in the population. Lucas has co-created the Brazilian Twin Registry and led collaborative efforts within the International Network of Twin Registries. He has conducted and facilitated several initiatives aimed at knowledge translation and stakeholder engagement in scientific research.