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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Müller, Ruth; Samaras, Georgia 
Title:
Epigenetics and Aging Research: Between Adult Malleability and Early Life Programming 
Abstract:
Aging research explores the basic biological mechanisms of aging and age-related disease. As the ‘aging society’ is framed as one of today’s grand challenges, particularly in the global North, the field is gaining momentum. Epigenetic approaches have become important for aging research. This article explores which kinds of epistemic and biopolitical formations arise with the integration of epigenetics into aging research. Drawing on literature analysis, participant observation at international c...    »
 
Keywords:
Epigenetics; Aging; Plasticity; Developmental Programming; Biopolitics; Social Class 
Journal title:
BioSocieties 
Year:
2018 
Journal volume:
13 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
715–736 
Language:
en 
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK