Medical Genetics Products

  • Genetics and the Lives of Geneticists

    By Krishna Dronamraju

    Genetics, like all scientific disciplines, is a human endeavor. Thus, the lives of geneticists - their friendships, colleagues and associations - play an important role in the historical development of the science. This book summarizes the history of genetics by reviewing the lives of the prominent…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26 
    CRC Press

  • The Matrix of Stem Cell Research Revisited

    Edited by Christine Hauskeller, Arne Manzeschke, Anja Pichl

    This multi-disciplinary book presents the current state of stem cell science in society, twenty years on from the first cultivation of human embryonic stem cells and ten years after the invention of genetically altered human stem cells. The once specialist field has morphed into a billion-dollar…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    By Silvia Camporesi, Mike McNamee

    Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific evidence, this book offers an ethical critique of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • The Scientific, Clinical and Commercial Development of the Stem Cell

    From Radiobiology to Regenerative Medicine

    By Alison Kraft

    This book offers timely and novel insights on the development of what may be the most important medical technology of the twenty-first century. It is the first academic book to document the emergence of the stem cell as an icon of modern medicine and science, which also offers a critical analysis…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • The Coronary Heart Disease Pandemic in the Twentieth Century

    Emergence and Decline in Advanced Countries

    By William G. Rothstein

    This book demonstrates that a pandemic of coronary heart disease occurred in North America, western and northern Europe, and Australia and New Zealand from the 1930s to about 2000. At its peak it caused more deaths than any other disease. The book examines and compares trends in coronary heart…

    Hardback – 2017-12-26
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of New Genetic Diagnostic Technologies in Reproductive Medicine

    Improving Patient Success Rates and Infant Health

    Edited by Carlos Simón, Carmen Rubio

    Different genetic diagnostic and treatment options are used worldwide to improve routine IVF procedures for the benefit of patients. This handbook updates the new genetic diagnostic technologies that have been translated to practice aiming to improve outcomes in the clinic and have a healthy baby…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-09-12
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-09-07
    CRC Press
    Pocket Guides to Biomedical Sciences

  • 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

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