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A Sensitive Epigenetic Tool for Prediction of Pre-eclampsia

Mahua Choudhury of University of Colorado in the U.S. will develop a database of epigenetic signatures, changes in DNA and proteins caused by non-genetic factors such as poor nutrition, smoking and environmental contaminants, that could be used as predictors of pre-eclampsia. This information will be used to develop a cost- effective diagnostic tool to detect these markers in blood or urine.

More information about Create New Technologies to Improve the Health of Mothers and Newborns (Round 6)

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