Office of Research

Twin Registry


The University of Washington (UW) Twin Registry is a newly established database, supported by the National Institutes of Health, to help scientists better understand what makes people healthy as well as what causes disease. Information is collected from participants in order to learn more about health and illness.

Funding Information:

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), 2009-2011.
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), 2008-2013.

Related UW Entities:

School of Medicine

Center Details

Director: Buchwald, Dedra
Year Started: 2002
Administering College/School: School of Medicine 
Faculty Involvement: 6