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TRA is based at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne - Australia’s leading teaching, learning and research university.

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The University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre hosts a TRA node in its world-renowned research and education hub.

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TRA receives a Centre of Research Excellence Grant from the Federal Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council.

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The Australian Research Council funds specific twin research studies throughout Australia.

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TRA undertakes frequent research collaborations with the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute into childhood medical conditions. 


Register4, an initiative of the National Breast Cancer Foundation,and TRA have combined forces to undertake studies into breast cancer.

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TRA is a member of the International Society for Twin Studies.

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TRA is a member of the International Network of Twin Registries.

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TRA has collaborated to help establish the Brazilian Twin Registry. An article has been published which documents the progress to date.

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TRA is collaborating with St George’s, University of London in a Global Twins and Multiples Priority Setting Partnership to bring parents, carers, clinicians and scientists together to identify the top priorities for twin and multiple research.

Twins Research Australia

Address: 3/207 Bouverie St
Carlton, Vic 3010

Email: info@twins.org.au

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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