Epigenetics and Metabolomics

Epigenetics and Metabolomics
Author: Paban K. Agrawala,Poonam Rana
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 476
Release: 2021-08-25
ISBN 10: 0323856535
ISBN 13: 9780323856539
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Epigenetics and Metabolomics Book Review:

Epigenetics and Metabolomics, a new volume in the Translational Epigenetics series, offers a synthesized discussion of epigenetic control of metabolic activity, and systems-based approaches for better understanding these mechanisms. Over a dozen chapter authors provide an overview of epigenetics in translational medicine and metabolomics techniques, followed by analyses of epigenetic and metabolomic linkage mechanisms likely to result in effective identification of disease biomarkers, as well as new therapies targeting the removal of the inappropriate epigenetic alterations. Epigenetic interventions in cancer, brain damage, and neuroendocrine disease, among other disorders, are discussed in-depth, with an emphasis on exploring next steps for clinical translation and personalized healthcare. Offers a synthesized discussion of epigenetic regulation of metabolic activity and systems-based approaches to power new research Discusses epigenetic control of metabolic pathways and possible therapeutic targets for cancer, neurodegenerative, and neuroendocrine diseases, among others Provides guidance in epigenomics and metabolomic research methodology

Genetics Meets Metabolomics

Genetics Meets Metabolomics
Author: Karsten Suhre
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 318
Release: 2012-06-15
ISBN 10: 1461416892
ISBN 13: 9781461416890
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genetics Meets Metabolomics Book Review:

This book is written by leading researchers in the fields about the intersection of genetics and metabolomics which can lead to more comprehensive studies of inborn variation of metabolism.

Genomics Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

Genomics  Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods
Author: Debasis Bagchi,Anand Swaroop,Manashi Bagchi
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2015-09-25
ISBN 10: 1118930460
ISBN 13: 9781118930465
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genomics Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Book Review:

Functional foods and nutraceuticals have received considerable interest in the past decade largely due to increasing consumer awareness of the health benefits associated with food. Diet in human health is no longer a matter of simple nutrition: consumers are more proactive and increasingly interested in the health benefits of functional foods and their role in the prevention of illness and chronic conditions. This, combined with an aging population that focuses not only on longevity but also quality of life, has created a market for functional foods and nutraceuticals. A fully updated and revised second edition, Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods reflects the recent upsurge in "omics" technologies and features 48 chapters that cover topics including genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, epigenetics, peptidomics, nutrigenomics and human health, transcriptomics, nutriethics and nanotechnology. This cutting-edge volume, written by a panel of experts from around the globe reviews the latest developments in the field with an emphasis on the application of these novel technologies to functional foods and nutraceuticals.

Comprehensive Foodomics

Comprehensive Foodomics
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 2330
Release: 2020-11-12
ISBN 10: 0128163968
ISBN 13: 9780128163962
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Comprehensive Foodomics Book Review:

Comprehensive Foodomics offers a definitive collection of over 150 articles that provide researchers with innovative answers to crucial questions relating to food quality, safety and its vital and complex links to our health. Topics covered include transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, genomics, green foodomics, epigenetics and noncoding RNA, food safety, food bioactivity and health, food quality and traceability, data treatment and systems biology. Logically structured into 10 focused sections, each article is authored by world leading scientists who cover the whole breadth of Omics and related technologies, including the latest advances and applications. By bringing all this information together in an easily navigable reference, food scientists and nutritionists in both academia and industry will find it the perfect, modern day compendium for frequent reference. List of sections and Section Editors: Genomics - Olivia McAuliffe, Dept of Food Biosciences, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland Epigenetics & Noncoding RNA - Juan Cui, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE Transcriptomics - Robert Henry, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia Proteomics - Jens Brockmeyer, Institute of Biochemistry and Technical Biochemistry, University Stuttgart, Germany Metabolomics - Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin, Research Unit Analytical BioGeoChemistry, Neuherberg, Germany Omics data treatment, System Biology and Foodomics - Carlos Leon Canseco, Visiting Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Green Foodomics - Elena Ibanez, Foodomics Lab, CIAL, CSIC, Madrid, Spain Food safety and Foodomics - Djuro Josić, Professor Medicine (Research) Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA & Sandra Kraljević Pavelić, University of Rijeka, Department of Biotechnology, Rijeka, Croatia Food Quality, Traceability and Foodomics - Daniel Cozzolino, Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia Food Bioactivity, Health and Foodomics - Miguel Herrero, Department of Bioactivity and Food Analysis, Foodomics Lab, CIAL, CSIC, Madrid, Spain Brings all relevant foodomics information together in one place, offering readers a ‘one-stop,’ comprehensive resource for access to a wealth of information Includes articles written by academics and practitioners from various fields and regions Provides an ideal resource for students, researchers and professionals who need to find relevant information quickly and easily Includes content from high quality authors from across the globe

Translational Systems Medicine and Oral Disease

Translational Systems Medicine and Oral Disease
Author: Stephen Sonis,Alessandro Villa
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 458
Release: 2019-09-14
ISBN 10: 0128137630
ISBN 13: 9780128137635
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Translational Systems Medicine and Oral Disease Book Review:

Translational Systems Medicine and Oral Disease bridges the gap between discovery science and clinical oral medicine, providing opportunities for both the scientific and clinical communities to understand how to apply recent findings in cell biology, genomic profiling, and systems medicine to favorably impact the diagnosis, treatment and management of oral diseases. Fully illustrated chapters from leading international contributors explore clinical applications of genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, microbiomics and epigenetics, as well as analytic methods and functional omics in oral medicine. Disease specific chapters detail systems approaches to periodontal disease, salivary gland diseases, oral cancer, bone disease, and autoimmune disease, among others. In addition, the book emphasizes biological synergisms across disciplines and their translational impact for clinicians, researchers and students in the fields of dentistry, dermatology, gastroenterology, otolaryngology, oncology and primary care. Presents the work of leading international researchers and clinicians who speak on the clinical applications of genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, microbiomics, and epigenetics, as well as analytic methods and functional omics in oral medicine Provides full-color, richly illustrated chapters that examine systems approaches to periodontal disease, salivary gland diseases, oral cancer, bone disease and autoimmune diseases Includes clinical case studies that illustrate examples of oral disease diagnostics and management, highlighting points of key importance for the reader Emphasizes biological synergisms across disciplines and their translational impact for clinicians, researchers, and students in the fields of dentistry, dermatology, gastroenterology, otolaryngology, oncology, and primary care

Plant Metabolomics

Plant Metabolomics
Author: Kazuki Saito,Richard A. Dixon,Lothar Willmitzer
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2006-06-29
ISBN 10: 3540297820
ISBN 13: 9783540297826
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Metabolomics Book Review:

Metabolomics – which deals with all metabolites of an organism – is a rapidly-emerging sector of post-genome research fields. It plays significant roles in a variety of fields from medicine to agriculture and holds a fundamental position in functional genomics studies and their application in plant biotechnology. This volume comprehensively covers plant metabolomics for the first time. The chapters offer cutting-edge information on analytical technology, bioinformatics and applications. They were all written by leading researchers who have been directly involved in plant metabolomics research throughout the world. Up-to-date information and future developments are described, thereby producing a volume which is a landmark of plant metabolomics research and a beneficial guideline to graduate students and researchers in academia, industry, and technology transfer organizations in all plant science fields.

Genomics Proteomics and Metabolomics

Genomics  Proteomics  and Metabolomics
Author: Babak Arjmand
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 199
Release: 2019-11-14
ISBN 10: 3030277275
ISBN 13: 9783030277277
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genomics Proteomics and Metabolomics Book Review:

This book provides thorough coverage of high-throughput OMICs technologies for the monitoring of stem cells and regenerative medicine. Specific topics covered include the genomics, proteomics, and metabolomics aspects of regenerative medicine, metabolic profiling of mesenchymal stem cells, genome profiling of mesenchymal stem cells, OMICs monitoring of stem cell-derived exosomes, stem cell proteomics, lipidomics, OMICs profiling of cancer (stem) cells, and finally ethical considerations of OMICs-based investigations. Chapters are authored by world-renowned scientists who have valuable expertise in the field of OMICs and regenerative medicine. Genomics, Proteomics, and Metabolomics: Stem Cells Monitoring in Regenerative Medicine, part of Springer’s Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine series, is essential reading for researchers, clinicians, biologists, biochemists, and pharmaceutical experts conducting research in the fields of stem cell biology, molecular aspects of stem cell research, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, cellular therapy, OMICs, bioinformatics, and ethics.

Personalized Medicine in Anesthesia Pain and Perioperative Medicine

Personalized Medicine in Anesthesia  Pain and Perioperative Medicine
Author: Ali Dabbagh
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 398
Release: 2020-09-21
ISBN 10: 3030535258
ISBN 13: 9783030535254
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Personalized Medicine in Anesthesia Pain and Perioperative Medicine Book Review:

This book discusses the current and future impact of cellular and molecular medicine (CMM) on anesthesiology and perioperative medicine. It covers the topic from a translational perspective and describes the relevance of CMM to daily clinical practice. Taking a bench-to-bedside approach, chapters examine topics including perioperative acute and chronic management, perioperative organ protection, and novel pharmaceuticals. Personalized Medicine in Anesthesia, Pain and Perioperative Medicine is aimed at anesthesiologists and pain physicians, and will also be of interest to pharmacists and those working in cellular and molecular medicine.

Environmental Epigenetics

Environmental Epigenetics
Author: L. Joseph Su,Tung-chin Chiang
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 321
Release: 2015-05-18
ISBN 10: 1447166787
ISBN 13: 9781447166788
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Epigenetics Book Review:

This book examines the toxicological and health implications of environmental epigenetics and provides knowledge through an interdisciplinary approach. Included in this volume are chapters outlining various environmental risk factors such as phthalates and dietary components, life states such as pregnancy and ageing, hormonal and metabolic considerations and specific disease risks such as cancer cardiovascular diseases and other non-communicable diseases. Environmental Epigenetics imparts integrative knowledge of the science of epigenetics and the issues raised in environmental epidemiology. This book is intended to serve both as a reference compendium on environmental epigenetics for scientists in academia, industry and laboratories and as a textbook for graduate level environmental health courses. Environmental Epigenetics imparts integrative knowledge of the science of epigenetics and the issues raised in environmental epidemiology. This book is intended to serve both as a reference compendium on environmental epigenetics for scientists in academia, industry and laboratories and as a textbook for graduate level environmental health courses.

Genomics Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

Genomics  Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods
Author: Debasis Bagchi,Anand Swaroop,Manashi Bagchi
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2015-08-18
ISBN 10: 1118930436
ISBN 13: 9781118930434
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genomics Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Book Review:

Functional foods and nutraceuticals have received considerable interest in the past decade largely due to increasing consumer awareness of the health benefits associated with food. Diet in human health is no longer a matter of simple nutrition: consumers are more proactive and increasingly interested in the health benefits of functional foods and their role in the prevention of illness and chronic conditions. This, combined with an aging population that focuses not only on longevity but also quality of life, has created a market for functional foods and nutraceuticals. A fully updated and revised second edition, Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods reflects the recent upsurge in "omics" technologies and features 48 chapters that cover topics including genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, epigenetics, peptidomics, nutrigenomics and human health, transcriptomics, nutriethics and nanotechnology. This cutting-edge volume, written by a panel of experts from around the globe reviews the latest developments in the field with an emphasis on the application of these novel technologies to functional foods and nutraceuticals.

Trends in Personalized Nutrition

Trends in Personalized Nutrition
Author: Charis M. Galanakis
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2019-05-23
ISBN 10: 0128172657
ISBN 13: 9780128172650
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Trends in Personalized Nutrition Book Review:

Trends in Personalized Nutrition explores the topic of personalized nutrition from multiple angles, addressing everything from consumer acceptance, to policies and cognitive dissonance. Sections in the book cover epigenetics, nutrigenomics, predicting glycemic response, and metabolomics and the role of bacteria. In addition, the book explores diet, obesity and personalized nutrition for athletes, women, and infants and children, along with a section on the role of modern technology in the promotion of personalized nutrition. Nutritionists, food technologists, food chemists, new product developers, academics, and researchers and physicians working in the field of nutrition will find this to be a great reference. Addresses consumer acceptance, policies and cognitive dissonance in nutrition Discusses epigenetics, nutrigenomics, how to predict glycemic response, and metabolomics and the role of bacteria Explores diet and obesity Considers personalized nutrition for athletes, women, infants and children Contemplates the role of modern technology in personalized nutrition

Reproductomics

Reproductomics
Author: José A. Horcajadas,Jaime Gosálvez
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 425
Release: 2018-07-23
ISBN 10: 0128126760
ISBN 13: 9780128126769
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Reproductomics Book Review:

Recent advances in genomic and omics analysis have triggered a revolution affecting nearly every field of medicine, including reproductive medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, andrology, and infertility treatment. Reproductomics: The –Omics Revolution and Its Impact on Human Reproductive Medicine demonstrates how various omics technologies are already aiding fertility specialists and clinicians in characterizing patients, counseling couples towards pregnancy success, informing embryo selection, and supporting many other positive outcomes. A diverse range of chapters from international experts examine the complex relationship between genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics and their role in human reproduction, identifying molecular factors of clinical significance. With this book Editors Jaime Gosálvez and José A. Horcajadas have provided researchers and clinicians with a strong foundation for a new era of personalized reproductive medicine. Thoroughly discusses how genomics and other omics approaches aid clinicians in various areas of reproductive medicine Identifies specific genomic and molecular factors of translational value in treating infertility and analyzing patient data Features chapter contributions by leading international experts

Fats and Associated Compounds

Fats and Associated Compounds
Author: Jose Manuel Miranda Lopez,Alberto Cepeda Saez
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2021-12-17
ISBN 10: 1788018850
ISBN 13: 9781788018852
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fats and Associated Compounds Book Review:

Through this book, the Editors have compiled the most up to date and well-documented information on many aspects of the development and application of novel dietary patterns related to fatty compounds, with special emphasis on beneficial effects.

Toxicology and Epigenetics

Toxicology and Epigenetics
Author: Saura C. Sahu
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2012-08-23
ISBN 10: 1118349067
ISBN 13: 9781118349069
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Toxicology and Epigenetics Book Review:

Epigenetics is the study of both heritable and non-heritablechanges in the regulation of gene activity and expression thatoccur without an alteration in the DNA sequence. Thisdynamic and rapidly developing discipline is making its impactacross the biomedical sciences, in particular in toxicology whereepigenetic differences can mean that different individuals responddifferently to the same drug or chemical. Toxicology and Epigenetics reflects the multidimensionalcharacter of this emerging area of toxicology, describingcutting-edge molecular technologies to unravel epigenetic changes,the use of in vivo and in vitro models, as well asthe potential use of toxicological epigenetics in regulatoryenvironments. An international team of experts consider theinterplay between epigenetics and toxicology in a number of areas,including environmental, nutritional, pharmacological, andcomputational toxicology, nanomaterials, proteomics andmetabolomics, and cancer research. Topics covered include: environment, epigenetics and diseases DNA methylation and toxicogenomics chromatin at the intersection of disease and therapy epigenomic actions of environmental arsenicals environment, epigenetics and cardiovascular health toxicology, epigenetics and autoimmunity ocular epigenomics: potential sites of environmental impact indevelopment and disease nuclear RNA silencing and related phenomena in animals epigenomics – impact for drug safety sciences methods of global epigenomic profiling transcriptomics: applications in epigenetic toxicology Toxicology and Epigenetics is an essential insight intothe current trends and future directions of research in thisrapidly expanding field for investigators, toxicologists, riskassessors and regulators in academia, industry and government.

Present Knowledge in Nutrition

Present Knowledge in Nutrition
Author: John W. Erdman, Jr.,Ian A. MacDonald,Steven H. Zeisel
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1328
Release: 2012-05-30
ISBN 10: 0470963107
ISBN 13: 9780470963104
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Present Knowledge in Nutrition Book Review:

Present Knowledge in Nutrition, 10th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human nutrition, including micronutrients, systems biology, immunity, public health, international nutrition, and diet and disease prevention. This definitive reference captures the current state of this vital and dynamic science from an international perspective, featuring nearly 140 expert authors from 14 countries around the world. Now condensed to a single volume, this 10th edition contains new chapters on topics such as epigenetics, metabolomics, and sports nutrition.The remaining chapters have been thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments. Suggested reading lists are now provided for readers wishing to delve further into specific subject areas. An accompanying website provides book owners with access to an image bank of tables and figures as well as any updates the authors may post to their chapters between editions. Now available in both print and electronic formats, the 10th edition will serve as a valuable reference for researchers, health professionals, and policy experts as well as educators and advanced nutrition students.

Medical Epigenetics

Medical Epigenetics
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 970
Release: 2021-08-27
ISBN 10: 0128243260
ISBN 13: 9780128243268
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical Epigenetics Book Review:

Medical Epigenetics, Second Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of epigenetics in health management, across a broad spectrum of disease categories and specialties, and with a focus on human systems, epigenetic diseases that affect these systems, and evolving modes of epigenetic-based treatment. Here, more than 40 leading researchers examine how each human system is affected by epigenetic maladies, offering an all-in-one resource on medical epigenetics not only for those directly involved with health care, but investigators in life sciences, biotech companies, graduate students, and others who are interested in applied aspects of epigenetics. Incorporating both diagnostic and prognostic epigenetic approaches, this volume also fully supports the application of epigenetics in precision medicine. This second edition of Medical Epigenetics, a volume in the Translational Epigenetics series, has been fully revised to address recent advances in disease epigenetics and role of epigenetics in precision medicine, with all-new chapters on skin cancer epigenetics, network analysis in medical epigenetics, machine learning in epigenetic diseases, and clinical trials of epigenetics drugs. Features chapters from leading researchers and clinicians dedicated to the burgeoning role of epigenetics in medical practice Covers emerging topics, including twin epigenetics, as well as epigenetics of gastrointestinal disease, muscle disorders, endocrine disorders, ocular medicine, pediatric diseases, sports medicine, noncoding RNA therapeutics, pain management and regenerative medicine Organized from system disorders to multi-system disorders that involve epigenetic aberrations Examines the role of epigenetics in precision medicine

Fundamentals of Advanced Omics Technologies From Genes to Metabolites

Fundamentals of Advanced Omics Technologies  From Genes to Metabolites
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Newnes
Total Pages: 490
Release: 2014-02-14
ISBN 10: 0444626700
ISBN 13: 9780444626707
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Advanced Omics Technologies From Genes to Metabolites Book Review:

Fundamentals of Advanced Omics Technologies: From Genes to Metabolites covers the fundamental aspects of the new instrumental and methodological developments in omics technologies, including those related to genomics, transcriptomics, epigenetics, proteomics and metabolomics, as well as other omics approaches such as glycomics, peptidomics and foodomics. The principal applications are presented in the following complementary volume. The chapters discuss in detail omics technologies, DNA microarray analysis, next-generation sequencing technologies, genome-wide analysis of methylation and histone modifications, emerging nanotechniques in proteomics, imaging mass spectrometry in proteomics, recent quantitative proteomics approaches, and advances in high-resolution NMR-based metabolomics, as well as MS-based non-targeted metabolomics and metabolome analysis by CE-MS, global glycomics analyses, foodomics, and high resolution analytical tools for quantitative peptidomics. Key aspects related to chemometrics, bioinformatics, data treatment, data integration and systems biology, deep-sequencing data analysis, statistical approaches for the analysis of microarray data, the integration of transcriptome and metabolome data and computational approaches for visualization and integration of omics data are also covered. Covers the latest advances in instrumentation, experimental design, sample preparation, and data analysis Provides thorough explanations and descriptions of specific omics technologies Describes advanced tools and methodologies for data pretreatment, storage, curation and analysis, as well as data integration

Epigenetics and DNA Damage

Epigenetics and DNA Damage
Author: Miriam Galvonas Jasiulionis
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 338
Release: 2022-08-14
ISBN 10: 0323910823
ISBN 13: 9780323910828
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Epigenetics and DNA Damage Book Review:

Although scientists recognize the role of epigenetic mechanisms in DNA damage response, the complex, mechanistic interplay between chromatin regulation and DNA repair is still poorly understood. Comprehending how these processes are connected in time and space and play out in developmental processes may reveal novel directions for new research and disease treatment. Epigenetics and DNA Damage, a new volume in the Translational Epigenetics series, offers a thorough grounding in the relationship between DNA Damage, epigenetic modifications, and chromatin regulation. Early chapters address the basic science of DNA damage and its association with various epigenetic mechanisms, including DNA methylation, post-translational histone modifications, histone variants, chromatin remodeling, miRNAs, and lncRNAs. This is followed by a close discussion of DNA damage and epigenetics in metabolism, aging, cellular differentiation, immune function, stem cell biology, and cancer, tying recent research to translational application in disease understanding. Later chapters examine possible epigenetic therapies combining DNA damage induction and epigenetic alteration, as well as instructive chapters on how to analyze DNA damage and epigenetic alterations in new research. Offers a thorough foundation in epigenetics and DNA damage research, as well as informed discussion of evolving research trends, disease findings, and early therapeutics Features chapter contributions from leading international contributors Empowers scientists to apply protocols in DNA damage and epigenetic alteration analysis and experimatation in their own research

Epigenetics of Stress and Stress Disorders

Epigenetics of Stress and Stress Disorders
Author: Nagy Youssef
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2022-02-25
ISBN 10: 0128230622
ISBN 13: 9780128230626
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Epigenetics of Stress and Stress Disorders Book Review:

Epigenetics of Stress and Stress Disorders, Volume 31 in the Translational Epigenetics series, examines the epigenetic mechanisms involved in modifying DNA or gene expression following prolonged stress and/or trauma. Sections introduce both genetic and psychiatric foundations, including modes of epigenetic modification and gene expression that result from stress, as well as the medical knowledge required to understand stress related disorders and resilience. From here, chapters discuss epigenetic research techniques applied in recent studies, including epigenome-wide association studies (EWAS) of PTSD and resilience, the possible effects of prolonged stress on telomere shortening, and the long-term physical effects of PSTD. The book concludes by examining the possible effects of transgenerational stress-induced epigenetic alterations on the resilience of future offspring, the potential for epigenetic therapeutics, and public health implications. Examines the epigenetics of stress, trauma and related stress disorders Includes methods (e.g. EWAS), protocols and directions for further studies Connects new research to clinical practice and highlights implications for patient care, drug discovery and public health

Evolution of Translational Omics

Evolution of Translational Omics
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Board on Health Care Services,Committee on the Review of Omics-Based Tests for Predicting Patient Outcomes in Clinical Trials
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2012-09-13
ISBN 10: 0309224187
ISBN 13: 9780309224185
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evolution of Translational Omics Book Review:

Technologies collectively called omics enable simultaneous measurement of an enormous number of biomolecules; for example, genomics investigates thousands of DNA sequences, and proteomics examines large numbers of proteins. Scientists are using these technologies to develop innovative tests to detect disease and to predict a patient's likelihood of responding to specific drugs. Following a recent case involving premature use of omics-based tests in cancer clinical trials at Duke University, the NCI requested that the IOM establish a committee to recommend ways to strengthen omics-based test development and evaluation. This report identifies best practices to enhance development, evaluation, and translation of omics-based tests while simultaneously reinforcing steps to ensure that these tests are appropriately assessed for scientific validity before they are used to guide patient treatment in clinical trials.