Ep. 3 - How Toxins Leave Their Cancerous Marks

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Through epigenetic mechanisms, some environmental toxicants, such as heavy metals, alter gene expression patterns that then drive cancer progression. In this episode, Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf discusses her work studying environmental toxicants and their effects on DNA methylation and chromatin structure.

Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf, PhD
Department of Epigenetics
Van Andel Institute