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Cancer Chemoprevention and Epigenomics
German Cancer Research Center, Im Neunenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg

DNA methylation profiling Nutri-epigenetics Breast cancer Prostate Cancer


Cell culture


Illumina 450k

Collaborations outside COST

Prof. Diel, Cologne Prof. Vollmer, Dresden

Short description of ongoing research projects

  1. Cancer Chemoprevention by Targeting the Epigenome Joseph Huang, Christoph Plass and Clarissa Gerhäuser, Current Drug Targets 12, 1925-1956 (2011)
  2. Cancer Chemoprevention and Nutri-Epigenetics: State of the Art and Future Challenges Clarissa Gerhäuser, Topics in Current Chemistry 329: 73–132 (2013)
  3. Epigenetic impact of dietary isothiocyanates in cancer chemoprevention. Clarissa Gerhäuser, Currurent Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care 16(4): 405-10 (2013)
  4. Impact of Soy Isoflavones on the Epigenome in Cancer Prevention Maria Pudenz, Kevin Roth, Clarissa Gerhäuser, Nutrients (Special issue Nutritional Epigenetics), 6, 4218-4272 (2014)
  5. Genome-wide DNA methylation profiling in dietary intervention studies – A users’ perspective. Clarissa Gerhäuser, Katharina Heilmann, Maria Pudenz, Curr. Pharmacol. Rep. 1, 31–45 (2015)
Other activities of potential interest to others


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