Umbilical analysis helps pregnant women to safer medicine use

New article in Titan: Scientists have developed new tools and data sets that provide accurate information on how pregnant women can use medicine safely.

Scientist Robert Lyle at OUS and Pharmacy has mapped DNA sequences and epigenetic changes in the blood of 22 fresh umbilicals.

Photo: Bjarne Røsjø  License: CC BY 4.0

Read the full article on Titan (Norwegian only).

 

For English see:

Gervin et al. (2016): Cell type specific DNA methylation in cord blood: a 450K-reference data set and cell count-based validation of estimated cell type composition (link is external). Epigenetics 05 Aug 2016.

Vlenterie et al (2016): Neurodevelopmental problems at 18 months among children exposed to paracetamol in utero: a propensity score matched cohort study (link is external). International Journal of Epidemiology, August 31, 2016.

Brandlistuen et al (2013): Prenatal paracetamol exposure and child neurodevelopment: a sibling-controlled cohort study (link is external).  International Journal of Epidemiology, October 24, 2013.

Published Sep. 22, 2016 9:02 AM - Last modified Sep. 22, 2016 9:02 AM