Gestational diabetes and maternal obesity are associated with epigenome-wide methylation changes in children
Line Hjort, David Martino, Louise Groth Grunnet, Haroon Naeem, Jovana Maksimovic, Anders Henrik Olsson, Cuilin Zhang, Charlotte Ling, Sjurdur Frodi Olsen, Richard Saffery, Allan Arthur Vaag
JCI Insight | AMER SOC CLINICAL INVESTIGATION INC | Published : 2018
Awarded by Innovation Fund Denmark
We greatly appreciate all the children and their mothers who participated in the study. Additional DNBC GDM study team members include Freja Bach Kampmann, Anne-Cathrine Baun Thuesen, Malan Egholm, Camilla Moller Madsen, Cecilie Fau Brinklov, and all student assistants, who did a tremendous work assisting in collecting in vivo data. Also, we want to acknowledge the collaboration with Staten's Serum Institute DNBC study members Susanne Hansen, Anne Ahrendt, Marin Strom, Charlotta Granstrom, and Kenneth Agerskov in the organization of the GDM study. We thank the clinics across Denmark for providing housing facilities for the clinical study. This study was funded by the Danish Council for Strategic Research, The Innovation Fund Denmark (09-067124 and 11-115923), Rigshospitalet/The Copenhagen University Hospital, The faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Copenhagen University, and the Danish Diabetes Academy supported by the Novo Nordisk Foundation.