News & Events

News & Events


Scientific American Interview

Principal Investigator Alex Burt is interviewed by Jim Daley of Scientific American on the NASA Twins Study of the Scott brothers.

Read the article by clicking here.

MSUTR NPR Interview

Principal Investigator Alex Burt is interviewed by Lester Graham of Michigan Radio's Stateside program on the topic genetic relatedness and the importance of twin studies for medical research.

Listen to the interview by clicking here.

TWINSters Documentary

Premiering at the South By South West Film Festival in 2015, Twinsters tells the story of identical twin sisters raised separately with no idea that the other existed until they connected 25 years later through social media. For screening information, please contact Passion River Films.

New Studies

New study for 30-55 year-old twins: The Children of Twins Project is now recruiting twins ages 30-55.  If you would like to participate, please contact us at (517) 432-5604 or

Twin Events

Michigan Twins Association Annual Convention
Michigan Twins Association Facebook Group

Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio
Next Festival: August 2-4, 2019

2019 International Twins Association Convention in Savannah, Georgia
Dates: August 30 - September 2, 2019

2019 Multiples of America Convention in Alexandria, VA
Dates: January 31, 2019

2019 Michigan Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs Convention
For more details, please contact the Michigan Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs.

Local Mothers of Twins Clubs
Local Mothers of Twins clubs typically have events throughout the year.  Please contact the individual club for more information.