Search for Gene-Altering Triggers in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Heats Up at U Toronto

Epigenetics is the study of changes in a gene’s ‘expression’ – and of the factors that trigger those changes. University of Toronto epigeneticist Patrick O McGowan, PhD, is actively studying the epigenetics of chronic fatigue syndrome – whether, when, how, to what extent, and in what circumstances the expression of certain genes may determine susceptibility to or drive ME/CFS.

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