fraternal twins

Brain Regulation of Appetite in Twins (BRAT)

The goal of this study is to learn more about the regulation of appetite, in order to better understand how the central nervous system regulates appetite and food consumption. This study required both members of the twin pair to come to the University of Washington Medical Center together for one eight-hour visit.  Blood samples were collected […]

TwinFest a Huge Success!

Over 300 people gathered on Saturday, June 7, 2014 for our first annual TwinFest! Attending this joyful celebration of twins were about 120 pairs of twins and their family and friends. The event was emceed by Shawn Dietrich, a fraternal twin who is a member of the UW Twin Registry. As a child, he and […]