Brain Waves: Genes Under Stress
Dr Azlina Ahmad Annuar, Neurogeneticist
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Stress seems like an inevitable part of everyday life, especially as an adult. But what if experiencing early life stress, including childhood trauma, could lead to changes in gene expression and result in lasting effects? Neurogeneticist Dr Azlina Ahmad Annuar joins us on her monthly series to explain what exactly is happening to our genes under stress, and if this could increase the likelihood of stress later in life.
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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann
Presented by: Lim Sue Ann
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