Epigenetic Regulation in the Nervous System and Brain Disorders

Welcome to the Yao lab in the Department of Human Genetics at Emory University School of Medicine! We are fascinated by the pivotal roles epigenetic marks play in mammalian neurodevelopment and neuronal functions, as well as how dysregulation of these marks contribute to neurological, neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders.

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Yao et al, Nat Rev Neurosci. 2016