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Transcriptional heterogeneity in the lactase gene
within cell-type is linked to the epigenome

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Lactase nonpersistence is directed by DNA-variation-dependent epigenetic aging
Nat Struct Mol Biol

Aging and the epigenome

Epigenetics in neurodegenerative diseases

Labrie Laboratory
The Labrie Laboratory studies the complex interplay between genetic and epigenetic features in both Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases in an effort to better understand disease origins and to aid in the development of new diagnostics and therapies.

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News

How does the appendix play a role in Parkinson’s disease?
Science Friday | Alexa Lim
2 Nov. 2018

BBC Newshour (For Dr. Labrie’s segment, please skip to *45:00*)
James Coomarasamy | BBC Newshour
1 Nov. 2018

Appendix removal is linked to lower risk of Parkinson’s
Lauran Neergaard | Associated Press
31 Oct. 2018

Had your appendix removed? Your Parkinson’s risk may be 20% lower
Susan Scutti | CNN
31 Oct. 2018

It started as a ‘weird idea,’ but a new study shows the appendix can initiate Parkinson’s
Sharon Begley | STAT
31 Oct. 2018

Parkinson’s disease ‘may’ start in gut
James Gallagher | BBC
31 Oct. 2018

Appendix Removal Is Linked to Lower Risk of Parkinson’s
Lauran Neergaard | The New York Times
31 Oct. 2018

Appendix removal is linked to lower risk of Parkinson’s
Lauran Neergaard | The Washington Post
31 Oct. 2018

Removing appendix linked to lower risk of Parkinson’s disease: study
CTVNews.ca Staff | CTV
31 Oct. 2018

Putting it all together: Reflections from fifty interviews with world leading Parkinson’s and biomedical experts
Journal of Parkinson’s Disease
11 June 2018

Does Parkinson’s begin in the gut?
Scientific American
8 May 2018

Meet the scientist behind the science: Dr. Viviane Labrie
VAI Voice
17 April 2018

Interview With Epigenetics Expert Dr. Viviane Labrie
Tomorrow Edition
12 March 2018

Stemming inflammation offers new hope for treating Parkinson’s disease
VAI Voice
7 Nov. 2017

Lessons from lactose intolerance: Investigating epigenomic aging
VAI Voice
14 June 2016

Explaining the epigenome: An interview with Dr. Viviane Labrie (part two)
VAI Voice
24 May 2016

Explaining the epigenome: An interview with Dr. Viviane Labrie (part one)
VAI Voice
17 May 2016

VAI Happenings
WGVU
20 April 2016

Van Andel Research Institute expands into new areas of Parkinson’s research
16 Nov. 2015

The Aging Epigenome