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More than 550 articles from the study have been published in international journals. Additionally some 50 doctoral theses have been completed. Financial support is provided by University of Helsinki, Academy of Finland and National Institutes of Health. Some smaller fellowships have been received from many Finnish and foreign foundations. We also have cooperation with International Society for Twin Studies.

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Prof. Jaakko Kaprio and Prof. Markku Koskenvuo share the leadership in the study. Most of the staff and all facilities are located at University of Helsinki.

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Further information about the study's privacy policy as well as ethical statements can be asked from Dr. Jaakko Kaprio. He can also be contacted about access to data and/or samples for collaborative work.