Epigenetic Research in Neuropsychiatric Disorders: the “Tissue Issue”

Summary: Epigenetic mechanisms have the potential to help elucidate biology connecting experiential risk factors with neuropsychiatric disease manifestation. Cross-tissue studies as well as advanced epidemiologic methods should be employed to more effectively conduct neuropsychiatric epigenetic research.

Keywords: Blood; DNA methylation; Epigenetics; Neuropsychiatric disorders; Tissue.