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Aging, Environment, & DiseaseTools & Technology

Can Epigenetics Help Cure Diabetes and Obesity?

Sunitha Meruvu1, John Bowman2, Mahua Choudhury1 1Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Kingsville, TX, USA 2 Department of Pharmacy Practice, Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Kingsville, TX, USA Obesity poses a serious burden on society, …

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Aging, Environment, & DiseaseHistone ModificationsTools & Technology

Artificial Transcription Factors – A new class of epigenetic drug

Aberrant epigenetic status resulting in dysregulation of gene expression is a hallmark of many cancers and other diseases. In the last decade, countless time and energy has been spent in efforts to develop drugs targeting DNA methylation and histone modifications. To date however, none of these epigenetic drugs are sequence …

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