BCM Researcher Describes Search for Epigenetic Factors, Environmental Regulators at ACMG | GenomeWeb

By Andrea Anderson

CHARLOTTE, NC (GenomeWeb News) – In the search for disease-related epigenetic patterns that can be detected with a simple blood test, researchers are looking more closely at a group of epigenetic marks known as metastable epialleles, attendees heard today at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics annual clinical meeting.

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