Journal article

Twin birth changes DNA methylation of subsequent siblings

Shuai Li, Eunae Kim, Ee Ming Wong, Ji-Hoon Eric Joo, Tuong L Nguyen, Jennifer Stone, Yun-Mi Song, Louisa B Flander, Richard Saffery, Graham G Giles, Melissa C Southey, Joohon Sung, John L Hopper

Scientific Reports | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2017

Grants

Awarded by Centre for Research Excellence from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Awarded by NHMRC


Awarded by Cancer Australia and National Breast Cancer Foundation


Awarded by Research of Korea Centers for Disease Control, and Prevention


Awarded by National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) - Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning


Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to thank the subjects participating in each study. The data analysis was facilitated by Spartan, the High Performance Computing system (HPC) of the University of Melbourne. The AMDTSS was facilitated through the Australian Twin Registry, a national research resource in part supported by a Centre for Research Excellence Grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) APP 1079102. The AMDTSS was supported by NHMRC (grant numbers 1050561 and 1079102), Cancer Australia and National Breast Cancer Foundation (grant number 509307). The KHTS was supported by a fund (2014-E71004-00) by Research of Korea Centers for Disease Control, and Prevention and Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning (grant number NRF-2017R1A2B2002136). SL is supported by the Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship and Richard Lovell Travelling Scholarship from the University of Melbourne. TLN is supported by a NHMRC Post-Graduate Scholarship and the Richard Lovell Travelling Scholarship from the University of Melbourne. MCS is a Senior Research Fellow of NHMRC. JLH is a Senior Principal Research Fellow of NHMRC and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Seoul National University.