Who are we?

We are researchers and professionals from a variety of nations, affiliations and career backgrounds who have something in common: we believe in the potential of collaborative twin research to solve relevant questions related to health and wellbeing. Our common values are collectiveness, openness, transparency and innovation.


The team



Lucas Ferreira (chair)  University of Melbourne (Australia) and CAPES Foundation (Brazil)
Ada Castle  University of Melbourne (Australia)
Aline Jelenkovic University of Helsinki (Finland) and University of Murcia (Spain)
Ally Avery  Washington State University (USA)
Amie Hwang  University of Southern California (USA)
Bianka Forgó Semmelweis University (Hungary)
Jenny van Dongen VU Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Hamdi Mbarek VU Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Lucía Colodro-Conde QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute (Australia)
Karin Magnusson  Diakonhjemmet Hospital (Norway) and Lund University (Sweden)
Kaushalya Jayaweera Institute for Research and Development (Sri Lanka)
Shayesteh Jahanfar  Central Michigan University (USA) 
Tessa Cutler  University of Melbourne (Australia)