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NZ researchers seeking 3,500+ volunteers for world’s largest eating disorders genetics investigation
The Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI) is the world's largest genetic investigation into eating disorders ever performed. The local arm of EDGI aims to identify hundreds of genes that influence a person’s risk of developing anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa & binge-eating disorder in order to improve treatments, &, ultimately save lives.
Professor Cynthia Bulik
Professor Martin Kennedy
Dr Jennifer Jordan
Megan’s mum, Trudi
Help us meet our target of more than 3,500 NZ participants by volunteering for our study today
Study goal of more than
To learn more about EDGI and the most frequently asked questions regarding the study, watch our video of EDGI’s Principal Investigator, Professor Cynthia Bulik
EDGI NZ news & participant stories
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EDGI NZ team and collaborators take the stage at international conference
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EDGI update as NZ COVID-19 restrictions lift
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