This course introduces the modern analysis in studies of twins. The students will be able to understand founding theory and apply basic methods and biometric models in a research context.
In a study of more than 8,500 middle-aged and elderly Danish twins published in Anesthesiology, researchers found no clinically significant association between major surgery and general anesthesia with long-term cognitive decline.
Structural health monitoring (SHM) is an engineering technique used to identify mechanical abnormalities not readily apparent through other means.
Are familial factors underlying the association between socioeconomic position and prescription medicine? A register-based study on Danish twins.
The mortality rate was 20% higher in twins who had a co-twin with AF than in twins without familial AF.
Personal religiousness such as praying to God, believing in God, and finding strength and comfort in religion were more influenced by genetic factors than were social forms of religiousness such as church attendance.
Supports associations of genetic variation in APOE, CETP, and IL6 with human longevity.
The Impact of Environment and Genes — A Population Based Twin Study.
Twin similarity in the latter half of the lifespan. An investigation of age moderation regarding twin similarity in cognitive ability, depression symptomatology and hand grip strength in 2,332 Danish twin pairs aged 46-96 years.
On January 15th 2013 attended HRH Crown Princess Mary as patron of the Danish Twin Registers 60-year anniversary symposium at University of Southern Denmark in Odense.