Network

General information

Name Swedish Twin Registry
Acronym STR
Last update 02/19/2010

Principal investigator

No information available

Contact

Nancy Pedersen (Principal Investigator)
Stockholm 171 77
Phone: +46 8 5248 7418
Email:

Website

  • http://www.meb.ki.se/twinreg/index_en.htmlExternal

Objectives

The Swedish Twin Registry was first established to study the importance of smoking and alcohol consumption on cancer and cardiovascular diseases whilst controlling for genetic propensity to disease.

Member organizations

Design of the member studies Cohort, Twin cohort study

Members

Associated network

Publications and relevant documentation

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De Faire, Floderus, Lichtenstein, Pedersen, Svartengren, Svedberg The Swedish Twin Registry: a unique resource for clinical, epidemiological and genetic studies. Journal of internal medicine 2002 184-205
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