Texas A&M Creates New Epigenetics Center to Research Phytochemicals | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Texas A&M University system has established a new center for epigenetics research aimed at investigating naturally occurring plant compounds as preventive agents against cancer, metabolic diseases, and chronic conditions.

The Center for Epigenetics & Disease Prevention (CEDP) was established by the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT) with support from the Chancellor's Research Initiative.

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