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Epigenetics & the Human Brain

Epigenetics & the Human Brain

Epigenetic processes such as histone modification and DNA methylation play a significant role in brain function. Changes within the epigenetic processes are also linked to brain diseases such as mental illnesses and addiction. The video on this site includes a segment lectured by Dr. Moshe Szyf, Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at McGill University, discussing studies that show the epigenetic link between child abuse and suicide risk....

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