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Research: Genetics of Eating Disorders in Ireland (GEDI)

Researchers are trying to determine whether there is a link between genetics and eating disorders. If you have had experience of an Anorexia Nervosa, are aged 12 and up, please contact Dr. Sara McDevitt, 083 8507717 or by email

Participation involves completing postal questionnaires and providing a saliva for genetic analysis.

This project is a part of the worldwide AN25K initiative to recruit 25,000 participants.

This study has received ethical approval from CREC/University College Cork