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Genetics of Birth Weight in Twins


Recently the Early Growth Genetics (EGG) consortium identified in a paper by Horikoschi et al, Nature 2016, 60 independent signals associated with birth weight in singletons. The purpose of this project is to conduct meta-analyses of GWAS to identify variants associated with birth weight in Twins (MZ and DZ twins).

In this project we will test the genetic correlations between birth weight in twins and in singletons, and the overlap with the finding from Horikoschi et al.