Special Issue "Epigenetics and Personalized Medicine"


A special issue of Journal of Personalized Medicine (ISSN 2075-4426).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 May 2013)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Stephan Beck
UCL Cancer Institute, University College London, Paul O'Gorman Building, 72 Huntley Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cancer/medical-genomics/medgenhome
Interests: genomics; epigenomics; transcriptomics; biomarker; personalized medicine

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Personalized Medicine promises to revolutionize future healthcare and is already successfully used for treatment of some cancers. Cancer is particularly well suited for this approach and leading the way as it is essentially a disease of the genome, resulting in many mutations and epimutations that can be used to stratify patients for personalized treatment. Although epimutations (such as altered DNA methylation) occur often more frequently than mutations, their use in Personalized Medicine is currently less well established. Driven by new technologies, however, the use of epigenetics is advancing rapidly and this special issue will highlight some of the latest developments in Epigenetics for Personalized Medicine.

Prof. Dr. Stephan Beck
Guest Editor


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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are refereed through a peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Personalized Medicine is an international peer-reviewed Open Access quarterly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 500 CHF (Swiss Francs). English correction and/or formatting fees of 250 CHF (Swiss Francs) will be charged in certain cases for those articles accepted for publication that require extensive additional formatting and/or English corrections.


  • epigenome
  • epimutations
  • methylome
  • DNA methylation
  • RNA methylation
  • histone modifications
  • microRNAs
  • patient stratification
  • personalized medicine

Published Papers

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Last update: 21 January 2013

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