The Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative (ANGI) is the largest and most rigorous genetic investigation of eating disorders ever conducted. Researchers in the United States, Sweden, Australia, and Denmark collected clinical information and blood samples from over 8,000 individuals with anorexia nervosa and individuals without an eating disorder.

ANGI represents a global effort to detect genetic variation that contributes to this potentially life-threatening illness. The outcomes from the research study will transform our knowledge about the causes of eating disorders and enable us to work toward greater understanding and ultimately a cure.

For more information, please call emailĀ angi@unc.edu.