Author Archives: Ana Pena, PhD

Study in Twins Links Age-Related Changes in DNA Methylation with ALS

A study in identical twins or triplets found that changes in DNA marks, collectively known as DNA methylation and typically associated with aging, can like genetics play an important role to determining the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The four sets of ALS-affected and unaffected siblings carried age-related differences…