Philibert, Robert; Dogan, Meeshanthini; Noel, Amanda; Miller, Shelly;  Krukow, Brianna; Cowley, Joseph; Knudsen, April; Beach, Steven; Black, Donald W.  Genome wide and Digital PCR Epigenetic Assessments of Alcohol Consumption. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics Link: In Press Abstract: The lack of readily employable biomarkers of alcohol consumption is a...

Brückmann C, Santo AD, Karle KN, Batra A, Nieratschker V. 2016. Validation of differential GDAP1 DNA methylation in alcohol dependence and its potential function as a biomarker for disease severity and therapy outcome. Epigenetics 11:6. PMID:27128683. Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27128683 Abstract: Alcohol dependence is a severe disorder contributing substantially to the global burden...

Philibert RA, Penaluna B, White T, Shires S, Gunter T, Liesveld J, Erwin C, Hollenbeck N, Osborn T. 2014. A pilot examination of the genome-wide DNA methylation signatures of subjects entering and exiting short-term alcohol dependence treatment programs. Epigenetics 9:9:1212-1219. PMID:25147915. Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25147915 Abstract: Alcoholism has a profound...

Shenker NS, Ueland, PM, Polidoro S, van Veldhoven K, Ricceri F, Brown R, Flanagan JM, Vineis P, Flanagan JM.  2013.  DNA Methylation as a long-term biomarker of exposure to tobacco smoke.  Epidemiology 24:712-716. PMID:23867811. Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23867811 Abstract: Most biomarkers of exposure tend to have short half-lives. This includes...

Andersen AM, Philibert RA, Gibbons FX, Simons RL, Long J. Accuracy and utility of an epigenetic biomarker for smoking in populations with varying rates of false self-report. Am J Med Genet Part B. 2017; 9999:1–10. Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1552-485X/earlyview Abstract: Better biomarkers to detect smoking are needed given the tremendous public health burden caused by smoking. Current biomarkers...

Philibert R, Hollenbeck N, Andersen E, Osborn T, Gerrard M, Gibbons FX, Wang K. 2015. A quantitative epigenetic approach for the assessment of cigarette consumption. Frontiers in Psychology 6:656. PMID:26082730 Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4451580/ Abstract: Smoking is the largest preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the world. Despite the...

Gao X, Jia M, Zhang Y, Breitling LP, Brenner H. 2015. DNA methylation changes of whole blood cells in response to active smoking exposure in adults: a systematic review of DNA methylation studies. Clinical Epigenetics 7:113. PMC4609112 Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4609112/ Abstract: Active smoking is a major preventable public health...