Individual Study / MIDT

MId-aged Danish Twins (MIDT)

MId-aged Danish Twins (MIDT)

Initiatives -
To extend and consolidate the infrastructure in of the Danish Twin Registry (DTR), and in addition to collect biological material on the midlife cohorts of the Registry **The guidelines for access to the twin data may be requested by approaching the scientific board of the Danish Twin Registry: tvilling@health.sdu.dk**
End Year
2015
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof Karee Christensen
    University of Southern Denmark

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Skytthe A, Christiansen L, Kyvik KO, et al. The Danish Twin Registry: linking surveys, national registers, and biological information. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2013;16(1):104-111. doi:10.1017/thg.2012.77

PUBMED 23084092

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
14,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Twin pairs born in Denmark since 1870, in addition to a number of triplets and quadruplets.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.sdu.dk/en/om_sdu/institutter_centre...