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 – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of New Genetic Diagnostic Technologies in Reproductive Medicine

    Improving Patient Success Rates and Infant Health

    Edited by Carlos Simon Valles, Carmen Rubio Lluesa

    This handbook updates the new genetic diagnostic technologies that have been translated to the clinic, improving efficiency in terms of implantation, pregnancy and miscarriage rates as well as helping to achieve a healthy baby. Different diagnostic and treatment options are used worldwide that…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • Gender and Genetics

    Sociology of the Prenatal

    By Kate Reed

    Prenatal screening for genetic disorders is becoming an increasingly widespread phenomenon across the globe. While studies have highlighted the importance of women’s experiences of such screening, little is known about men’s roles and direct involvement in this process. With a focus on the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

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