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We are now recruiting Associate Editors for our Editorial Board to join our team of academic editors in assessing manuscripts in the field of medical genomics.

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Day-to-day stressors and gene methylation on cardiovascular disease and cognitive impairment

Several genes linked to subclinical cardiovascular disease and cognitive impairment appear to be differentially methylated in subjects experiencing early- and mid-life stress.


The genetic response to cigarette smoke

Transcriptomic analysis of whole blood samples from smokers and non-smokers provides new insights on the alterations of complex genetic regulatory mechanisms in response to smoke exposure.


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BMC Medical Genomics is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of functional genomics, genome structure, genome-scale population genetics, epigenomics, proteomics, systems analysis, and pharmacogenomics in relation to human health and disease.


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Assistant Editor

  • Bethan Wicker, BioMed Central, UK

Section Editors

  • Youping Deng, University of Hawaii
  • Kun Huang, Ohio State University​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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