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Genes and immune system shaped by childhood poverty, stress

October 18, 2012
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A study led by CFRI investigator Dr. Michael Kobor has revealed that childhood poverty, stress as an adult, and demographics such as age, sex and ethnicity all leave an imprint on a person’s genes, which could play a role in the immune response.

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