16 year web study

The latest large-scale web study has now finished. Families in the first two cohorts were invited to take part, in 2010 and 2011 respectively.

BBC4 programme THE GENE CODE featured TEDS twins and researchers

A BBC television two-part series about genetics, The Gene Code, shown in April 2011, featured some TEDS families and TEDS researcher Dr. Claire Haworth. Watch out for repeats!

The Medical Research Council awards another five years' funding

TEDS has been funded by the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) since the project began in 1995. In 2009 the MRC renewed this funding, with millions of pounds awarded to TEDS and the research centre where it's based

The Wellcome Trust completes a genetic scan of 4000 TEDS twins

As mentioned in the 2009 newsletter, TEDS was awarded a prestigious grant by the Wellcome Trust that funded genome scans for 4000 twins. The scans are now complete and TEDS researchers are getting to grips with the vast data

Researchers ask for TIPs on how to run TEDS

The new TEDS Ideas Panels (TIPs for short) are being set up to ask participants' advice on the directions they'd like to see TEDS taking. So, if you're a TEDS twin and you have some opinions, we'll be giving you a chance to share them!