Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative (ANGI)

About this study

The Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative (ANGI) is a global effort to identify genes that contribute to eating disorders. The goal of the study is to transform our knowledge about the causes of anorexia nervosa and to work toward greater understanding and ultimately a cure. For more details: https://angi.qimr.edu.au/

InstitutionQueensland Institute of Medical Research
Ethics Approval NumberP1339
ParticipantsIndividuals who have suffered anorexia nervosa
Whats InvolvedParticipants are asked to complete a brief 30-minute online questionnaire about their eating habits, and if eligible, will be asked to donate a blood sample for DNA extraction and storage.
Contact Details

Contact us on our freecall number 1800 257 179 or email angi@qimr.edu.au. To start the survey please visit: https://angi.qimr.edu.au

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