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Asthma genetics and epigenetics

Guest Editors: Kari Nadeau (Stanford University, USA) and Rachel Miller (Columbia Medical University, USA)

Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology and Clinical Epigenetics present 'Asthma genetics and epigenetics', a cross-journal thematic series. This series aims to highlight the epigenetic mechanisms and genetic factors which contribute to the pathogenesis and epidemiology of asthma.

This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have undergone the journal's standard peer-review process.

The collection is still open for submissions.

  1. Review

    Genetic and epigenetic studies of atopic dermatitis

    Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory disease caused by the complex interaction of genetic, immune and environmental factors. There have many recent discoveries involving the genetic and epigenetic ...

    Lianghua Bin and Donald Y. M. Leung

    Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology 2016 12:52

    Published on: 19 October 2016

  2. Review

    Air pollution, epigenetics, and asthma

    Exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) has been implicated in asthma development, persistence, and exacerbation. This exposure is highly significant as large segments of the global population resides...

    Hong Ji, Jocelyn M. Biagini Myers, Eric B. Brandt, Cole Brokamp, Patrick H. Ryan and Gurjit K. Khurana Hershey

    Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology 2016 12:51

    Published on: 19 October 2016