Clinical Pharmacogenetics (Concise Clinical Pharmacology)

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9780071440752: Clinical Pharmacogenetics (Concise Clinical Pharmacology)

The first resource to interweave genetics with applied drug therapy

This resource brings together existing and emerging technology and expertise into one practical text for optimal patient care. Written for the non-specialist, this is a concise primer on the uses of applied genetics in pharmacology and drug prescribing.

  • Addresses current principles and applications clearly and concisely as well as covering specific diseases and disorders
  • Includes a quick-reference appendix to drugs that have established genetic considerations in prescribing
  • Text is accompanied by clear diagrams that illustrate genetic and pharmacological concepts

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About the Author:

Al George, MD Grant W. Little Professor of Medicine Professor of Pharmacology Director, Division of Medical Genetics Vanderbilt University

Dan Roden, MD Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology Vanderbilt University

Alaister Wood, MD Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology Vanderbilt University

A more suitable author team for the proposed book would bot possible. All three specialize in pharmacology and genetics as actually practiced in medicine. Dr. George directs the division of clinical genetics at Vanderbilt; Dr. Roden is one of the most recognized pharmacologists in the world and has made a number of important contributions to the pharmacogenetics of heart disease; Dr. Wood is editor of NEJM's popular column on drug therapy and is also one of the most recognized clinical pharmacologists and medication saftety experts in the world. Dr. Wood is a Harrison's contributor, Drs. George and Rhoden contribute to G & G. This is a world-class author team that cannot be equaled by a competitor.

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