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The ultimate goal of the ORIGINS Project is to reduce the rising epidemic of non-communicable diseases through 'a healthy start to life'.
Through the study of early environments, maternal and paternal physical health and genetics, The ORIGINS Project aims to build a research platform to enable world class investigations into when and why NCDs develop
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Professor Desiree Silva with the 1000th family - Jess, Michael and Eli
The multimillion-dollar ORIGINS Project, an extensive community-based research project aimed at restoring global health, has recruited the 1000th family in its first year.
The 1000th family to sign up for Origins were Quinns Rocks family Jessica Mason, 31, her husband Michael, 31, and their son, two-year-old Eli.
Read their story that first appeared in The West on Perth Now here, and the Telethon Kids media release here.
First published Tuesday 19 June 2018.