NeuroBreak: Brain Epigenetics in Action; Defending HM’s Doc

Researchers have visualized epigenetic activity in the human brain for the first time. They used a technology called Martinostat to visualize expression of histone deacetylases (HDACs), which showed up in tightly conserved regions — suggesting tightly regulated epigenetic processes. (Science Translational Medicine) Neuroscientists have criticized a book excerpt in the New York Times Magazine over what they call an unfair portrait of Suzanne Corkin, the late lead scientist who studied famous amnesia patient H.M. (STAT News) Is the staple of autism therapy actually harmful? (Spectrum News) The FDA has concluded that the investigational FAAH inhibitor that killed one person and injured several others in a French clinical trial has “unique toxicity” that doesn’t extend to other drugs in the class. (MedPage Today) People with higher blood levels of fatty acids…


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