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Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative (ANGI)

The Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative (ANGI) is the largest and most rigorous genetic investigation of eating disorders ever conducted. ANGI represents a global effort to detect genetic variation that contributes to this potentially life-threatening illness. The outcomes will help transform our knowledge about the causes of eating disorders so we can work toward greater understanding and ultimately a cure. Learn more about ANGI here.

Binge Eating Genetics INitiative (BEGIN)

The goal of the BEGIN study is to better understand the genetic factors that may be associated with binge-eating disorder and bulimia nervosa in order to develop better treatments for the millions of people who suffer from these illnesses. Learn more about BEGIN here.

Uniting Couples in the Treatment of Eating Disorders (UNITE)

UNITE is a collaborative treatment study that is examining two different treatments for binge-eating disorder (BED). Learn more about UNITE here.

Ovarian Hormone and Reward CHallenge Eating Disorder Studies (ORchED)

The ORchED studies are no longer enrolling participants and are in the data analysis stage.

The goal of the ORchED research studies are to learn how and why female reproductive hormones (e.g., estrogen) influence eating behaviors in women who experience binge eating. This is done by taking medications that change your hormones.

Stay tuned to this page for results and also visit the CEED Blog Exchanges here for regular updates.