Journal article

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)

Funding Acknowledgements

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).