molecular epidemiology

molecular epidemiology

the use in epidemiologic studies of techniques of molecular biology such as DNA typing.

molecular epidemiology

Molecular medicine An evolving field that combines the tools of standard epidemiology–case studies, questionnaires and monitoring of exposure to external factors with the tools of molecular biology–eg, restriction endonucleases, Southern blot hybridization, PCR and other amplification techniques and agarose gel electrophoresis. See PAH-adducts.

mo·lec·u·lar ep·i·de·mi·ol·o·gy

(mō-lek'yū-lăr ep'i-dē-mē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The use in epidemiologic studies of techniques of molecular biology such as DNA typing.
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The research work is carried out in one of Gustave Roussy's laboratories and will be focussed in cutting-edge areas: DNA repair, molecular-driven medicine, radiobiology, onco-haematology, immunotherapy or molecular epidemiology.
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ECDC intends to have sequencing services available for Member State laboratories to address the needs arising from rapidly evolving EU-wide epidemiological events as well as addressing longer-term public health studies based on molecular epidemiology.
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Real, head of the Epithelial Carcinogenesis Group and Nuria Malats, head of the Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Group, have carried out the first exome sequencing for non-infiltrating bladder cancer, the most frequent type of bladder cancer and the one with the highest risk of recurrence (the exome is the part of the genome that contains protein synthesis information).
721) examined the association of low-level iAs exposure with basal cell carcinoma of the skin (BCC) in a case control study [the Arsenic Health Risk Assessment and Molecular Epidemiology (ASHRAM) study] in areas of Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia where As is present in groundwater.
Dr Andy Povey, senior lecturer in molecular epidemiology at Manchester University, said: "We know that certain glycol ethers can affect male fertility and the use of these has reduced over the past two decades.
But, says Mark Enright, professor of molecular epidemiology at London's Imperial College, the real number is at least 20 per cent higher.
Mark Enright, professor of molecular epidemiology at Imperial College, London, said he believed the plan would not suit most patients.
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Martin Maiden, a professor of molecular epidemiology at the University of Oxford, who chaired the Press conference, said the general message should be one of "don't panic".
will be in the use of biomarkers of exposure and bioindicators of disease in molecular epidemiology of cancer, with the ultimate goal to reduce the cancer burden in Europe".

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