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Epigenetic Changes Color the Genomes of People with MS - Jessica Shugart
December 9, 2013
he chemical decorations that adorn DNA could sway the onset or severity of multiple sclerosis just as much as the DNA sequence itself, suggests a study published in Nature Neuroscience.
The New York Times - Why Fathers Really Matter
September 8, 2012
That food and poison change us is not all that surprising, even if it is surprising how far down the change goes. What is unexpected are the psychological dimensions of epigenetics.
Elizabeth Heller, PhD was chosen as one of the recipients of the 2015 Robin Chemers Neustein Postdoctoral Fellowship Award. Dr. Heller's research focuses on epigenetic remodeling - the molecular changes that occur at specific genes – in the context of drugs of abuse and stress. Read More
Ivan Chavarria-Siles, MD, MSc, has been selected as Mount Sinai's first Leon Levy Fellows through the Leon Levy Neuroscience Fellowship Program at Mount Sinai
Sam Horng, MD, PhD, was also selected as Mount Sinai's first Leon Levy Fellow. The fellowship provides the fellows with research time, intensive mentoring and seed money for research.