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News: NIHR BRC supported Department of Twin Research at King’s College London celebrate 21 years of research

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NIHR BRC supported Department of Twin Research at King’s College London celebrate 21 years of research 

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NIHR BRC supported Department of Twin Research at King’s College London celebrate 21 years of research 

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The Department of Twin Research at King’s College London, which is supported by the NIHR Guy's and St Thomas's Biomedical Research Centre, is celebrating 21 years of genetic research, highlighting key achievements and looking to the future of genetic research. The Department at King’s is home to TwinsUK – the biggest UK adult twin registry of 12,000 twins. Set up in 1992, the TwinsUK cohort has had a major impact on genetic discoveries, allowing researchers to study the genetic and environmental causes of common age-related traits and diseases such as short-sightedness, osteoporosis, cancer, pain, diabetes and obesity.

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Kings College London media release 

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12/06/2013 

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14/07/2013 

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