Author archives: Eduardo Oliver

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Eduardo Oliver graduated in Pharmacy and got a PhD in Pharmacology at the University of Valencia. Currently he is a research associate at the Centre for Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Imperial College London (UK). His major interest is to better understand cardiovascular diseases and the use of genetics for finding new therapeutic targets.

Against a failing heart, pharmacoepigenomics

Against a failing heart, pharmacoepigenomics


By Eduardo Oliver

The last advances in genetics and genomics are leading a change in the paradigm about how to treat diseases. Epigenetics is the science field that studies how gene expression is regulated. Several modifications on the genes such as DNA-methylation, histone-acetylation or microRNA (miRNA) regulation are considered to be the main responsible in controlling gene expression […]