- Professor John Hopper
Director, Twins Research Australia; NHMRC Australia Fellow, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne
Predicting cancer risk from mammograms could revolutionise screening
New mammogram imaging techniques could revolutionise breast screening by predicting each woman’s cancer risk, explains a University of Melbourne expert
Supporting families with twin babies…or more
Families having twins, triplets or more has doubled in 40 years, but the support and advice provided to them needs updating say University of Melbourne experts.
5 discoveries we can thank twins for
35 years of Twins Research Australia at the University of Melbourne have led to insights into how genes and the environment work together to impact our health.
A chip off the DNA block
Researchers identify genetic markers that can help fight cancer before it begins. This can lead to earlier intervention and, hopefully, personalised prevention.