Articles tagged with: Epigenetics

Small RNA molecule could be key to controlling obesity

Posted in Publications Published by Zoe Leech 27 August 2015

Small RNA molecule could be key to controlling obesity

Professor Christopher Heeschen's research group has found that microRNA-93 (MiR-93) can control obesity in mice.

Their promising results suggest this RNA molecule could be used as a treatment to restore insulin sensitivity and reduce obesity along with associated disease risks, including cancer...

MRC funding for research on cancer epigenetics at BCI

Posted in Grants & Awards Published by Zoe Leech 25 March 2015

MRC funding for research on cancer epigenetics at BCI

Dr Gabriela Ficz in the Centre for Haemato-Oncology will receive £860,000 to lead projects focused on understanding epigenetic changes in cancer's early stages.

Epigenetics is the modification of DNA in ways that do not change the code itself...

Birmingham Cancer Epigenetics Conference

Posted in Conferences, BCI on the Road Published by Marianne Baker 03 May 2013

Birmingham Cancer Epigenetics Conference

Two researchers from the Centre for Haemato-Oncology at Barts Cancer Institute have been invited to give oral presentations at an upcoming Conference in Birmingham.

The Cancer Epigenetics and Translational Research conference is sponsored by the Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research charity and Cancer Research UK...

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