100 twins together in Amsterdam UMC for Alzheimer-Twin research

Saturday 30 June, approximately hundred twins visited the Amsterdam UMC (location VUmc) to receive more information about the Twin60++ study. Last year 204 twins were extensively examined to gain more insight into the development of Alzheimer’s disease.. The twins were informed about the first research results and Dorret Boomsma (professor at the Amsterdam UMC - location VUmc department of Biological Psychology) gave an introduction about the start of the Netherlands Twin Register and about various researches based on the register.

Read more (in Dutch) on: EenVandaag  and Radio EenVandaag.

For more information about the Alzheimer-Twin research: VUmc Alzheimercentrum Twin 60++

Source: VUmc