Postnatal stability, tissue, and timing specific effects of AHRR methylation change in response to maternal smoking in pregnancy
Boris Novakovic, Joanne Ryan, Natalie Pereira, Berin Boughton, Jeffrey M Craig, Richard Saffery
Epigenetics | LANDES BIOSCIENCE | Published : 2014
Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council
Awarded by Financial Markets Foundation for Children
Awarded by NHMRC Training (Postdoctoral) Fellowship (Overseas Public Health)
We wish to thank Ruth Morley, John Carlin, Mark Umstad, Euan Wallace, and Michael Permezel for their contributions to establishing the PETS cohort; Sarah Healy, Tina Vaiano, Nicole Brooks, Jennifer Foord, Sheila Holland, Anne Krastev, Siva Illancheran, and Joanne Mockler for recruitment and sample collection; Xin Li, Ji Hoon E Joo, Anna Czajko, Geraldine McIlroy, and all mothers and twins that participated in this study. We also thank Ben Ong for help with Sequenom analysis and Megan Thompson for technical work. This work was supported by grants from the from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (grant numbers 437015 and 607358 to Craig JM and Saffery R), the Financial Markets Foundation for Children (grant no. 032-2007), and by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. Saffery R is supported by a NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship. Craig JM would also like to acknowledge financial support from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. Ryan J is supported by an NHMRC Training (Postdoctoral) Fellowship (Overseas Public Health, APP1012735).