Article from Dr. Michael Meaney's lab featured in ScienceDaily

Published: 11 October 2012

From the lab of CIFAR Fellow Michael Meaney (McGill University): Scientists have provided evidence that socioeconomic status affects family function and the development and function of brain...

Father's lasting influence: Molecular foundations of intergenerational transmission of the paternal environment

Published: 22 April 2015

Laval and McGill researchers team up with Health Canada and international researchers from Africa, Italy, Copenhagen and Greenland to investigate the impact of environmental exposures on the...

DNA signature found in ice storm babies

Published: 29 September 2014

The number of days an expectant mother was deprived of electricity during Quebec’s Ice Storm (1998) predicts the epigenetic profile of her child, a new study finds.

Dr. Carl Ernst's research featured in the Montreal Gazette

Published: 11 October 2012

Rare genetic mutation linked to psychiatric illnesses, obesity ...

The father effect

Published: 8 October 2015

Discovery of how environmental memories may be transmitted from a man to his grandchildren

New funding to boost mental health research

Published: 21 October 2014

What if we could reduce rates of a wide range of devastating mental illnesses through early detection? Thanks to a significant gift of $2.9M from the Irving Ludmer Family Foundation to The Montreal...

Key funding for ground-breaking epigenetics research

Published: 22 October 2012

The McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre will receive generous support from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Génome Québec to continue its trailblazing...

Epigenetic study tabs genes linked to allergies, asthma

Published: 18 February 2015

Researchers from Canada, the UK, Sweden and the US have discovered more than 30 genes that strongly affect an antibody involved in allergies and asthma. Some of the genes could provide targets for...

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