Mechanisms of epigenetic priming that underpin drug addiction

Last updated 17th Aug 2017
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A pinboard by Philipp Mews

Postdoctoral Fellow, Friedman Brain Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine

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Mechanisms of epigenetic priming – a scientific problem relevant to a human mental health crisis

At the heart of cellular identity lies the capacity to store information over long periods of time. In the adult brain, epigenetic signatures that govern gene expression preserve cellular memory. T...