Twin and Family Registry Management

Project Details

Twins Research Australia maintain and build a registry of twins and family members. We have membership to over 70,000 twin members willing to consider participation in health research.

Funded by a NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence Grant, we collaborate with the research community, to provide expertise and access to:

  • study design and methodology
  • twin and family project participants
  • twin study data
  • statistical analytics training and support

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Prof John Hopper, Director and Unit Lead
A/Prof Jeff Craig, Deputy Director of Research
Kate Murphy, Deputy Director of Strategy and Operations
Dr Katrina Scurrah, Statistician
Jenny Boadle, TRA Manager


Twins Research, Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney
Australian Multiple Birth Association


NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence Grant

Research Outcomes

Hopper, J. L., Foley D. et al (2013). "Australian Twin Registry: 30 years of progress." Twin Res Hum Genet 16(1): 34-42.

Research Group

Twins Research Australia

Faculty Research Themes

School Research Themes

Prevention and management of non-communicable diseases (including cancer), and promotion of mental health, Disparities, disadvantage and effective health care, Data science, health metrics and disease modeling, Screening and early detection of disease

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Department / Centre

Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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