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  • The Gene, the Clinic, and the Family

    Diagnosing Dysmorphology, Reviving Medical Dominance, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Latimer

    While some theorists argue that medicine is caught in a relentless process of ‘geneticization’ and others offer a thesis of biomedicalization, there is still little research that explores how these effects are accomplished in practice. Joanna Latimer, whose groundbreaking ethnography on acute…

    Hardback – 2013-06-27
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Analysis of Variance for Functional Data

    1st Edition

    By Jin-Ting Zhang

    Despite research interest in functional data analysis in the last three decades, few books are available on the subject. Filling this gap, Analysis of Variance for Functional Data presents up-to-date hypothesis testing methods for functional data analysis. The book covers the reconstruction of…

    Hardback – 2013-06-18
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability

  • Marine Genetic Resources, Access and Benefit Sharing

    Legal and Biological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Bevis Fedder

    Access to genetic resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS) has been promoted under the Convention on Biological Diversity, with the aim of combining biodiversity conservation goals with economic development. However, as this book shows, since its inception in 1992, implementation has encountered…

    Hardback – 2013-05-15
    Routledge

  • Regenerating Bodies

    Tissue and Cell Therapies in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Julie Kent

    This exciting book examines how human tissues and cells are being exchanged, commodified and commercialized by new health technologies. Through a discussion of emergent global ‘tissue economies’ the author explores the social dynamics of innovation in the fields of tissue engineering and stem cell…

    Hardback – 2012-04-26
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Pharmacogenomics of Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amitava Dasgupta, Loralie J. Langman

    Pharmacogenomics is the basis of personalized medicine, which is said to be the medicine of the future. Understanding genetic variation in drug and alcohol response is vital for professionals working in rehabilitation programs. The same principles that are applicable for therapeutic drugs are also…

    Hardback – 2012-04-23
    CRC Press

  • Time Series Modeling of Neuroscience Data

    1st Edition

    By Tohru Ozaki

    Recent advances in brain science measurement technology have given researchers access to very large-scale time series data such as EEG/MEG data (20 to 100 dimensional) and fMRI (140,000 dimensional) data. To analyze such massive data, efficient computational and statistical methods are required.…

    Hardback – 2012-01-26
    CRC Press
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Interdisciplinary Statistics

  • Nonparametric Statistical Tests

    A Computational Approach, 1st Edition

    By Markus Neuhauser

    Nonparametric Statistical Tests: A Computational Approach describes classical nonparametric tests, as well as novel and little-known methods such as the Baumgartner-Weiss-Schindler and the Cucconi tests. The book presents SAS and R programs, allowing readers to carry out the different statistical…

    Hardback – 2011-12-19
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Dopamine - Glutamate Interactions in the Basal Ganglia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Jones

    The basal ganglia are involved in complex brain functions, from voluntary movement control to learning and reward processing, and they are implicated in numerous neurological and psychiatric disorders. Information from the cerebral cortex and thalamus is conveyed to basal ganglia nuclei via…

    Hardback – 2011-12-14
    CRC Press
    Frontiers in Neuroscience

  • Astrocytes

    Wiring the Brain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eliana Scemes, David C. Spray

    Astrocytes play diverse roles in central nervous system (CNS) function and dysfunction, and the connections that the astrocyte makes with other cells of the brain are essential for a variety of important neural tasks. Bringing together contributions from international experts at the top of their…

    Hardback – 2011-11-28
    CRC Press
    Frontiers in Neuroscience

  • Dynamic Prediction in Clinical Survival Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Hans van Houwelingen, Hein Putter

    There is a huge amount of literature on statistical models for the prediction of survival after diagnosis of a wide range of diseases like cancer, cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease. Current practice is to use prediction models based on the Cox proportional hazards model and to…

    Hardback – 2011-11-09
    CRC Press
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability

  • Genetic Testing

    Accounts of Autonomy, Responsibility and Blame, 1st Edition

    By Michael Arribas-Ayllon, Srikant Sarangi, Angus Clarke

    Advances in molecular genetics have led to the increasing availability of genetic testing for a variety of inherited disorders. While this new knowledge presents many obvious health benefits to prospective individuals and their families it also raises complex ethical and moral dilemmas for families…

    Hardback – 2011-10-04
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • The Culture of Science

    How the Public Relates to Science Across the Globe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin W. Bauer, Rajesh Shukla, Nick Allum

    This book offers the first comparative account of the changes and stabilities of public perceptions of science within the US, France, China, Japan, and across Europe over the past few decades. The contributors address the influence of cultural factors; the question of science and religion and its…

    Hardback – 2011-09-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

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