Medical Genetics Products

  • Genetic Hearing Loss

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick J. Willems

    Heredity, either alone or in combination with environmental factors, is the most prominent underlying cause of hearing impairment. Thanks in large part to positional cloning techniques, scientists have identified nearly 100 gene loci implicated in hearing loss since 1995-an extraordinarily rapid…

    Hardback – 2003-10-17
    CRC Press

  • Chromosomal Instability and Aging

    Basic Science and Clinical Implications, 1st Edition

    By Fuki Hisama, Sherman M. Weissman, George M. Martin

    This text examines the relationship between DNA damage and repair, cellular senescence, genomic instability, and aging. The authors provide in-depth discussions of various types of DNA damage, the DNA repair network, and cellular responses to genetic damage to assess their impact on the modulation…

    Hardback – 2003-01-29
    CRC Press

  • Methods in Alcohol-Related Neuroscience Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yuan Liu, David M. Lovinger

    Neuroscience research in alcohol-related disorders has made remarkable progress in the last two decades. The advances are due, in great part, to the large array of powerful biomedical, bioengineering, and computational biological techniques that are now employed. To date, there has not been a…

    Hardback – 2002-02-14
    CRC Press
    Frontiers in Neuroscience

  • The New Genetics and The Public's Health

    1st Edition

    By Robin Bunton, Alan Petersen

    The rapid advancement of genetic science, fuelled by the Human Genome Project and other related initiatives, promises a new kind of public health practice based on the pre-detection of disease according to calculations of genetic risk.This book by two well-known sociologists explores the…

    Paperback – 2001-12-13

  • Molecular Genetics of Cancer

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Cowell

    Molecular Genetics of Cancer, Second Edition provides an authoritative and up to date review of the key genes known to be critical in the development or progression of cancer. Throughout the book, scientific advances and their clinical relevance are covered in detail, particularly in the light of…

    Hardback – 2001-06-15
    Garland Science

  • Medical Cytogenetics

    1st Edition

    By Mark Hon Fong L.

    The only monograph on cytogenetics for the pathologist, this up-to-the-minute reference/text contains the most up-to-date research findings on many important topics in medical genetics-notably FISH (fluorescent in situ hybridation)-based molecular cytogenetic technologies and spectral…

    Hardback – 2000-04-11
    CRC Press

  • Clinical Trials of Genetic Therapy with Antisense DNA and DNA Vectors

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Wickstrom

    An important new collection of clinical and preclinical reports on genetic therapy, this book describes illustrative examples of diseases in which gene-based interventions are presently plausible, and presents case studies of current research using both synthetic oligonucleotides and biological…

    Hardback – 1998-04-21
    CRC Press

  • Gene Therapy for Diseases of the Lung

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Brigham

    This up-to-the-minute and comprehensive resource lucidly covers gene therapy for lung diseases from existing technologies delivering foreign DNA to the lungs via the airways or circulation to promising new approaches for the further development of safe and efficient gene delivery systems.…

    Hardback – 1997-04-10
    CRC Press
    Lung Biology in Health and Disease

  • Handbook of Psychiatric Genetics

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth Blum, Ernest P. Noble

    Psychiatric genetics is an exciting new discipline that explores how our minds and behavior are influenced by our genes. Increased interest in this area of medical genetics has been sparked by advances in molecular genetic techniques, the genome project, the neurosciences, the role of genes in…

    Hardback – 1996-10-29
    CRC Press

  • Molecular Genetics & Gene Therapy of Cardiovascular Diseases

    1st Edition

    By S. C. Mockrin

    Provides detailed discussions of the most recent developments in gene mapping and manipulation to improve the diagnosis, detection, prevention, and treatment of various cardiovascular diseases--including hypertension, arrhythmias, inherited cariomyopathies, hyperlipidemia, aortic aneurysms, Marfan…

    Hardback – 1996-01-02
    CRC Press
    Fundamental and Clinical Cardiology

  • A Dictionary of Congenital Malformations and Disorders

    1st Edition

    By J. Gibson, Oliverira Potparic, O. Potparic

    This is a complete, medically reliable dictionary of congenital malformations and disorders. As the authors explain, Down syndrome is the only common congenital disorder; the other defects and disorders are rare or very rare, some having been reported fewer than 20 times worldwide.This dictionary…

    Hardback – 1995-08-15
    CRC Press

  • Molecular Genetics of Inherited Eye Disorders

    1st Edition

    By Alan F. Wright

    Molecular Genetics of Inherited Eye Disorders provides an authoritative and up-to-date account of molecular genetic advances in a wide spectrum of genetic eye disorders, and forms the second volume in the Modern Genetics book series. The field has produced some dramatic and often unexpected…

    Hardback – 1994-12-01
    CRC Press

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