Medical Genetics Products

  • A Guide to Bioethics

    By Emmanuel A. Kornyo

    Solving intractable biotechnological questions of evolution, medicine, and genetics is now easier due to methods permitting the rapid analysis of molecular sequence data. These advances have exposed ethical and policy concerns. How would genomic information be used and by whom? Should individuals…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    CRC Press
    Pocket Guides to Biomedical Sciences

  • Adipokines

    Edited by Victor R. Preedy, Ross J. Hunter

    Adipokines (also called adipocytokines) are a group of peptides secreted by adipose tissue. They have diverse roles, from functions in the individual cell to the whole body. This volume examines a wide range of specific adipokines as well as their general cellular aspects, including thermal stress…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    CRC Press

  • Genetics and Global Public Health

    Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia

    Edited by Simon M. Dyson, Karl Atkin

    Sickle cell and thalassaemia are among the world’s most common genetic conditions. They are especially common in Africa, Brazil, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Asia. They affect all ethnic groups but they particularly impact on minority ethnic groups in North America, Europe and Australasia.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Advancing Healthcare Through Personalized Medicine

    By Priya Hays

    This innovative book provides a unique perspective on the biomedical and societal implications of personalized medicine and how it will help mitigate the healthcare crisis and rein in ever-growing expenditure. It introduces the reader to underlying concepts at the heart of personalized medicine -…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    CRC Press

  • Therapeutic Applications of Adenoviruses

    Edited by Philip Ng, Nicola Brunetti-Pierri

    Adenoviruses are double stranded DNA viruses that have been used to study the process of DNA replication. Studies of the mode of action of adenovirally produced tumors in rodents led to the discovery of tumour supressor genes. The adenoviral vector is now the most used vector in clinical gene…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21
    CRC Press
    Gene and Cell Therapy

  • Socio-economics of Personalized Medicine in Asia

    By Shirley Sun

    The second decade of the twenty-first century has witnessed a surging interest in personalized medicine with the concomitant promise to enable more precise diagnosis and treatment of disease and illness, based upon an individual’s unique genetic makeup. In this book, my goal is to contribute to a…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Personalized Medicine

    Promises and Pitfalls

    By Gloria Gronowicz

    Personalized Medicine: Promises and Pitfalls broadly explores the tailoring of medical treatment to a patient’s characteristics, needs, and preferences during all stages of care, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up. The book’s goal is to explain the science behind personalized…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19
    CRC Press

  • Placenta

    The Tree of Life

    Edited by Ornella Parolini

    Long regarded as biological waste, the placenta is gaining momentum as a viable product for clinical use. Due to their unique properties, placental cells and derivatives show great promise in curing various diseases. Utilizing contributions from world-renowned experts, Placenta: The Tree of Life…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    CRC Press
    Gene and Cell Therapy

  • The Peopling of East Asia

    Putting Together Archaeology, Linguistics and Genetics

    Edited by Roger Blench, Laurent Sagart

    One of the most dynamic research areas in the prehistory of East Asian regions is the synthesis of the findings of archaeology, linguistics and genetics. Several countries have only recently opened to field research and highly active local groups have made possible a raft of collaborative studies&…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge

  • Genetics of Complex Disease

    By Peter Donaldson, Ann Daly, Luca Ermini, Debra Bevitt

    Genetics of Complex Disease examines how the identification of genetic variations that increase or reduce the risk of common, genetically complex, diseases can be used to improve our understanding of the pathology of many common diseases; enable better patient management and care; and help with…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25
    Garland Science

  • Genomics and Proteomics

    Principles, Technologies, and Applications

    Edited by Devarajan Thangadurai, Jeyabalan Sangeetha

    The book provides scope and knowledge on advanced techniques and its applications into the modern fields of biotechnology—genomics and proteomics. In this book, different genomics and proteomics technologies and principles are examined. The fundamental knowledge presented in this book opens up an…

    Hardback – 2015-06-15
    Apple Academic Press

  • Risky Genes

    Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity

    By Jessica Mozersky

    Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations in the high-risk breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. So what does it mean to be told you have an increased risk of genetic breast cancer because you are of Ashkenazi Jewish origin? In a time of ever-increasing…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

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