Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2015 8(Suppl 1):S1
Volume 8 Supplement 1
Selected articles from the 2nd International Genomic Medicine Conference (IGMC 2013): Medical Genomics
Research and Reviews
Edited by Muhammad Abu-Elmagd, Ali Mobasheri and Jerry Shay
Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.
2nd International Genomic Medicine Conference (IGMC 2013). Go to conference site.
Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia24-27 November 2013
Obesity, a major public health concern, is a multifactorial disease caused by both environmental and genetic factors. Although recent genome-wide association studies have identified many loci related to obesit...
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The biomedical research sector in Saudi Arabia has recently received special attention from the government, which is currently supporting research aimed at improving the understanding and treatment of common d...
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Autosomal recessive primary microcephaly (MCPH) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterised by microcephaly present at birth and non-progressive mental retardation. Microcephaly is the outcome of a ...
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Epigenetic alterations are considered to be very influential in both the normal and disease states of an organism. These alterations include methylation, acetylation, phosphorylation, and ubiquitylation of DNA...
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Many pharmaceutical drugs are known to be ineffective or have negative side effects in a substantial proportion of patients. Genomic advances are revealing that some non-synonymous single nucleotide variants (...
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A substantial proportion of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) risk resides in de novo germline and rare inherited genetic variation. In particular, rare copy number variation (CNV) contributes to ASD risk in up to 1...
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Negative regulators of signal transduction cascades play critical roles in controlling different aspects of normal embryonic development. Sprouty2 (Spry2) negatively regulates receptor tyrosine kinases (RTK) and ...
Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2015 8(Suppl 1):S8
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