Thompson & Thompson Genetics in Medicine E-Book, 8th Edition

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By Robert L. Nussbaum, MD, FACP, FACMG, Roderick R. McInnes, CM, MD, PhD, FRS(C), FCAHS, FCCMG and Huntington F Willard
ISBN
9780323392068
Publication Date
05-06-2015
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  • Acquire the state-of-the-art knowledge you need on the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, pharmacogenetics, and bio-informatics.
  • Better understand the relationship between basic genetics and clinical medicine with a variety of clinical case studies. 
  • Recognize a wide range of genetic disorders with visual guidance from more than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos.

Updated to reflect the newest changes in genetics, Thompson & Thompson's Genetics in Medicine returns as one of the most favored texts in this fascinating and rapidly evolving field. By integrating the classic principles of human genetics with modern molecular genetics, this medical reference book utilizes a variety of learning tools to help you understand a wide range of genetic disorders.


Key Features
  • Acquire the state-of-the-art knowledge you need on the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, pharmacogenetics, and bio-informatics.
  • Better understand the relationship between basic genetics and clinical medicine with a variety of clinical case studies. 
  • Recognize a wide range of genetic disorders with visual guidance from more than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323392068
Author Information By Robert L. Nussbaum, MD, FACP, FACMG, Holly Smith Chair of Medicine and Science, Professor of Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics and Pathology, Department of Medicine and Institute for Human Genetics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Roderick R. McInnes, CM, MD, PhD, FRS(C), FCAHS, FCCMG, Alva Chair in Human Genetics, Canada Research Chair in Neurogenetics, Professor of Human Genetics and Biochemistry, Director, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada and Huntington F Willard, Director and Principal, Geisinger National Precision Health, North Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Table of Content

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Introduction to the Human Genome

Chapter 3 The Human Genome: Gene Structure and Function

Chapter 4 Human Genetic Diversity: Mutation and Polymorphism

Chapter 5 Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics and Genome Analysis

Chapter 6 The Chromosomal and Genomic Basis of Disease: Disorders of the Autosomes and Sex Chromosomes

Chapter 7 Patterns of Single-Gene Inheritance

Chapter 8 Complex Inheritance of Common Multifactorial Disorders

Chapter 9 Genetic Variation in Populations

Chapter 10 Identifying the Genetic Basis for Human Disease

Chapter 11 The Molecular Basis of Genetic Disease

Chapter 12 The Molecular, Biochemical, and Cellular Basis of Genetic Disease

Chapter 13 The Treatment of Genetic Disease

Chapter 14 Developmental Genetics and Birth Defects

Chapter 15 Cancer Genetics and Genomics

Chapter 16 Risk Assessment and Genetic Counseling

Chapter 17 Prenatal Diagnosis and Screening

Chapter 18 Application of Genomics to Medicine and Personalized Health Care

Chapter 19 Ethical and Social Issues in Genetics and Genomics

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Publication Date 05-06-2015
Pages 516
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