Welcome to the International Society for Twin Studies!
The International Society for Twin Studies (ISTS) wants to further research and public education in all fields related to twins and twin studies, for the mutual benefit of twins and their families and of scientific research in general. The Society was founded in Rome in 1974 and is an international, nonpolitical, nonprofit, multidisciplinary scientific organization.
The journal of the Society, Twin Research and Human Genetics, covers all areas of human genetics with an emphasis on twin studies, heritability, genetic epidemiology, psychiatric and behavioral genetics, and research on multiple birth in the field of epidemiology, genetics, endocrinology, fetal pathology, obstetrics and pediatrics.
International Congress on Twin Studies 2014
The 15th Congress of the International Society of Twin Studies will be held in Budapest, Hungary, from Sunday 16 November till Wednesday 19 November, 2014. For more information, click here.