For Participants

The Raine Study is a cohort of individuals, born between 1989 and 1992 in Western Australia who are now young adults. Their mothers were recruited into the research project and they were assessed before birth, at birth, during childhood, adolescence and now as young adults.

The ongoing success of the Raine Study could not have been achieved without the two thousand nine hundred mothers who agreed to take part 27 years ago and their children who continue to participate and contribute their time and effort to the project. The Raine Study has amassed an extremely precious resource of information on human life and development, and with ongoing involvement from participants can continue to improve the lives of future generations.

Participants

We completed the 22 year old follow-up of the cohort participants in 2015.

Many thanks to everyone who came in and completed the sleep study and various tests and questionnaires.

The Raine Study is now currently conducting a follow-up of the cohort participant parents. Parents are invited to come to the University of Western Australia, Centre for Sleep Science to do an over night sleep study and complete other assessments.

The Raine Study has started the follow-up of the Cohort participants at age 27. Participants are invited to the Raine Study office at the University of Western Australia to undergo the follow-up assessment. This follow-up is concentrating on cardiovascular health and internal fat and involves having an MRI scan. The MRI scan measures  ectopic fat (fat around your internal organs).  Very little is known about ectopic fat, what causes it and the effect it has on health. Participants will be contacted in 2016 and 2017 and invited to participate. Please contact the Raine Study if you have moved or changed contact details.

 

Latest News about our amazing participants:

 

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Dec 17

Meet Rachael: Participant Profile

Rachel Wilkinson is part of our Gen2 cohort, a member of the Raine Study Community Advisory Committee and also a participant representative on our Scientific Review Committee.
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Nov 17

Meet Jessie: Participant Profile

Meet Jessie. Jessie Appleyard is part of our Gen2 cohort and is also the Chair of the Raine Study Community Advisory Committee.
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Nov 17

Meet Cornel: Participant Profile

Cornel Scheibling is part of our Gen1 cohort and also a member of the Raine Study Community Advisory Committee. The Community Advisory Committee is made up of participants from the Gen1 and Gen2 cohorts and it is their role to provide input and a community perspective into Raine Study activities.
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Nov 17

500th participant through “27 year follow up” of the Raine Study

Sheridan Brayshaw was recently the 500th member of the cohort to participate in a series of health tests as part of the study’s “Generation 2” 27 year old follow up, which is studying the genetic and early life factors that predict cardio-metabolic health and disease.
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Nov 17

Three Generations Dedicated to Health Science

Three generations of the Lim family were recognised by Her Excellency, the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC, Governor of Western Australia on Friday 20st October at the Raine Study Annual Scientific Meeting for 2017.
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