Ever stuttered?

Help us better understand the causes of stuttering by joining our genetics study today!

To take part, please follow the link below:

The Genetics of Stuttering Study

Find out more about our study, including what we are trying discover, the scientists involved and how you can take part.

About Stuttering

Learn about the signs and symptoms of stuttering, what is known about the causes of this condition and other useful resources.

Current Research

Find out about the latest in cutting edge stuttering research, as well as other new research from our team.

For Researchers

Opportunities for collaboration, and other useful information for researchers involved in stuttering and/or genetics.

News and Blog

End of 2019 update!

By Vicki Jackson | Dec 23, 2019

2019 has been a busy year for the Genetics of Stuttering Study! As the year draws to a close, we thought it a good time to provide an update on how the study is progressing, and our plans into the new year.

Spotlight: Participant Rich talks about his experiences with stuttering

By MCRI | Nov 12, 2019

Rich Stephens talks about his experiences with stuttering, and the power of not feeling alone. He feels strongly that “stuttering should never be a taboo subject”. He believes that “to understand anything you need to start at the beginning. Which is why The Genetics of Stuttering Study is so important for the future generations of people who stutter.”

Genetics of Stuttering Study in the media!

By Vicki Jackson | Aug 19, 2019

What an exciting day we had on Friday! The Genetics of Stuttering team spent the day speaking to the media about the study, and put a call out for anybody who has ever experienced stuttering to volunteer for our study.

Contact Us

Phone

(+64) 4 918 6166 (NZ)

Post

Genetics of Stuttering Study, Speech and Language Group
Level 5, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
50 Flemington Road,
Parkville, VIC 3052
Australia

 

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Friday, November 20th, 2020 at 3:59am
Great read for a Friday from @SerinaSandhu1 📰

"Speaking to other people with a #stammer has made me realise it’s not something to be embarrassed about – it’s attitudes which need to change"

#FindTheRightWords #stuttering #stigma

https://t.co/eY8lKVnjIr
Monday, November 16th, 2020 at 7:31pm
Last week, we officially launched our #GeneticsOfStuttering study in New Zealand. The response so far has been amazing! Thank you to all who have signed up. 🙏

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Monday, November 16th, 2020 at 3:16am
To find out more about the study, or to sign up, visit our website:
https://t.co/7kcho3tXM0

#stuttering #research #GeneticsOfStuttering https://t.co/0lOgILZ9wY
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Jesse Mulligan Afternoons @JMulliganRNZ
Researchers are trying to locate the genes which cause people to stutter and are looking for 1000 New Zealanders to take part in an international study.
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Monday, November 16th, 2020 at 3:14am
ICYMI! We are now recruiting in New Zealand! Hear @OtagoWellington investigator Professor Lynette Sadleir speak to @JMulliganRNZ about the study last week!

https://t.co/3Q55oDqzJ2

To help us meet our target of 3,000 participants by 31 December 2021, volunteer for our study today

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