epigeneticist


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epigeneticist

(ˌɛpɪdʒɪˈnɛtɪsɪst)
n
a person who studies epigenetics
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As part of the service, users are invited to share their data with its team of healthcare professionals - which currently includes two medical doctors and an epigeneticist. The idea is that they will help you make sense of your epigenetic results combined with the lifestyle data, and be able to offer personalised recommendations for becoming healthier - all managed via the app.
But those same methylation patterns may have adverse health effects much later in life, says Bas Heijmans, epigeneticist at the Leiden University Medical Center.
Epigenesis and an epigeneticist: the development of some alternative concepts on the early ontogeny and evolution of fishes.
Even if researchers learn to read the epigenetic language, they still need to establish whether changes cause disease, are merely indicators that something has gone wrong, or are neutral, says environmental epigeneticist Dana Dolinoy.
"If the expression of genes that are involved in these important processes become altered in some way, fetal development and long-term health outcomes may be impacted," says senior author Carmen Marsit, an environmental epigeneticist now at Emory University.
Pan, an epigeneticist, was able to demonstrate for the first time that the DKK1 gene regulates certain aspects of lipid metabolism in the placenta through the WNT signaling pathway.
In the epigeneticist's view, the environment is not benignly supportive, but actively implicated in determining the very structure and organization of each response system.
Epigenesis of an epigeneticist: the development of some alternative concepts on the early ontogeny and evolution of fishes.
This school of thought can be described as structuralist, emergentist, self-organizational, or epigeneticist, depending on the theoretical version that is emphasized.
Alternatively, one might have an "epigeneticist" theory of development.
Everybody focuses on a different aspect of the aging brain, leaving no one with a sense of the whole process, says epigeneticist Art Petronis of the Center for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto.
(7) "The placenta represents a higher level of control of fetal programming and a more broad range of impacts than other tissues," says Carmen Marsit, an environmental epigeneticist at Emory University.