Epigenetics and Human Health: Linking Hereditary, Environmental and Nutritional Aspects

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Alexander Haslberger, Sabine Gre?ler
Wiley, Sep 24, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 354 pages
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After first introducing the concept of epigenetics, this handbook and ready reference provides an overview of the main research on epigenetics. It adopts a multidisciplinary approach, involving molecular biology, molecular epidemiology and nutritional science, with a special focus of the book is on disease prevention and treatment.
Of interest to all healthcare-related professionals as well as nutritionists, and the medical community focusing on disease prevention.

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Alexander G Haslberger is group leader at the Department for Nutritional Sciences at the University of Vienna where he also received his academic degrees. He worked in research groups of the Sandoz Research Inst., the University of Minnesota, the WHO in Geneva and headed a group at the Fed. Ministry of Health, Vienna. He participated in the preparation of the WHO report on modern food biotechnology, the UN Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, the preparation of the OECD conference on genetic testing, Vienna 2000, the Public Health Genomic EC network, EC research projects and in WHO expert groups.

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