2013

Twin researcher Russell Keast: from chef to food scientist

Twin researcher Russell Keast’s love of food led to a career as a chef and then a food scientist. ... Read more >

Amazing diversity of twin studies

Identical and non-identical twins are urgently needed to join new health studies commencing around Australia. Please join in and help in research that benefits everyone at www.twins.org.au or freecall... Read more >

Twin exploration into possible diabetes and dementia link

ATR twins are helping researchers to investigate if there is a link between type 2 diabetes and risk of dementia in later life. ... Read more >

Getting by with the help of your friends

The ATR could not get by without the wonderful support of its many friends! Every day in little ways, and in big ways, friends of the ATR make our work possible. ... Read more >

The changing face of twin research

The ATR is launching one of the biggest national initiatives in its 30-year history to streamline services to its key supporters – twin members and researchers. ... Read more >

A royal introduction to Australian twin research

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark toured twin studies in Sydney recently, marking her first official engagement in Australia as the ATR’s International Patron. ... Read more >

Twin teenager angst put to a good cause

The promise of a half-day off school and the jealousy of teenage friends led to this twin pair joining the ATR. Twenty-years-later, identical twins Silvana Kelly and Daniela Ahimastos are still as com... Read more >

Things you should know about your membership

Have you ever wondered how the ATR uses your membership information and results from your study participation?  ... Read more >

Twins give food for thought

ATR twins are helping researchers to unlock why some people crave fatty food more than others, and the link to weight gain and obesity. ... Read more >

Twins urgently needed for new studies

Identical and non-identical twins are urgently needed to join new health studies commencing around Australia. Please join in and help in research that benefits everyone at www.twins.org.au or freecall... Read more >

The princess and the platypus twins

There could not have been a better representative from the ATR to meet our new patron, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, than our director, Professor John Hopper – a man who has dedicated the past 30 ... Read more >

New ATR patron generates world news

ATR members shared in the excitement when Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark was recently announced as the new patron of the Australian Twin Registry and of the Danish Twin Registry. ... Read more >

ATR Christmas greetings 2013

The ATR team extends to you and your family our best wishes for a safe and happy festive season, and we thank you for your contribution to an amazing year for the registry. ... Read more >

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