We do not know. To ‘rewrite’ the epigenetic code, or repair insults that occurred to DNA is something that these days can be accomplished in the cell culture dish of the laboratory. But there is a long way to go in terms of treatments.
Schahram Akbarian, M.D., Ph.D.
Scientific Council Member
1993, 2000 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee
1997 Klerman Prizewinner
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Chief of the Division of Psychiatric Epigenomics
Mount Sinai School of Medicine