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Genomic and Personalized Medicine, Second Edition - winner of a 2013 Highly Commended BMA Medical Book Award for Medicine - is a major discussion of the structure, history, and applications of the field, as it emerges from the campus and lab into clinical action. As with the first edition, leading experts review the development of the new science, the current opportunities for genome-based analysis in healthcare, and the potential of genomic medicine in future healthcare. The inclusion of the latest information on diagnostic testing, population screening, disease susceptability, and pharmacogenomics makes this work an ideal companion for the many stakeholders of genomic and personalized medicine.

With advancing knowledge of the genome across and outside protein-coding regions of DNA, new comprehension of genomic variation and frequencies across populations, the elucidation of advanced strategic approaches to genomic study, and above all in the elaboration of next-generation sequencing, genomic medicine has begun to achieve the much-vaunted transformative health outcomes of the Human Genome Project, almost a decade after its official completion in April 2003.

  • Highly Commended 2013 BMA Medical Book Award for Medicine
  • More than 100 chapters, from leading researchers, review the many impacts of genomic discoveries in clinical action, including 63 chapters new to this edition
  • Discusses state-of-the-art genome technologies, including population screening, novel diagnostics, and gene-based therapeutics
  • Wide and inclusive discussion encompasses the formidable ethical, legal, regulatory and social challenges related to the evolving practice of genomic medicine
  • Clearly and beautifully illustrated with 280 color figures, and many thousands of references for further reading and deeper analysis

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With advancing knowledge of the genome across and outside protein-coding regions of DNA, new comprehension of genomic variation and frequencies across populations, the elucidation of advanced strategic approaches to genomic study, and above all in the elaboration of next-generation sequencing, genomic medicine has begun to achieve the much-vaunted transformative health outcomes of the Human Genome Project, almost a decade after its official completion in April 2003.

Genomic and Personalized Medicine 2nd edition is a major discussion of the structure, history, and applications of the field, as it emerges from the campus and lab into clinical action. As with the first edition, leading experts review the development of the new science, the current opportunities for genome-based analysis in healthcare, and the potential of genomic medicine in future healthcare. The inclusion of the latest information on diagnostic testing, population screening, disease susceptability, and pharmacogenomics makes this work an ideal companion for the many stakeholders of genomic and personalized medicine.

Over 100 chapters, from leading researchers, review the many impacts of genomic discoveries in clinical action, including 63 chapters new to this edition

Discusses state-of-the-art genome technologies, including population screening, novel diagnostics, and gene-based therapeutics

Wide and inclusive discussion encompasses the formidable ethical, legal, regulatory and social challenges related to the evolving practice of genomic medicine

Clearly and beautifully illustrated with 280 color figures, and many thousands of references for further reading and deeper analysis

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Book Description Academic Press, 2012. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "With chapters from many of the world's leading authorities, this book from Duke's Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy gives us a remarkably comprehensive and thorough introduction to the field of personalized medicine. Anyone who will participate in this transformation of medicine -- from students to practicing physicians to scientists at the forefront of genetics and genomics to business executives and CEOs -- will find these volumes a great resource." G. Steven Burrill CEO, Burrill & Company San Francisco, CA "With genetic discoveries being published weekly, and increasing efforts to translate genomics to the clinic, there is a pressing need to educate medical students, physicians ad policy-makers on the emerging discipline of genomic medicine. This valuable book is first of its kind, offering a comprehensive overview of the field's foundations, applications to each area of medicine, and translation into clinical medicine and policy." David Altshuler MD, PhD, Professor of Genetics and Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital "This extraordinary text contains the foundation of knowledge which will allow a completely new era in medicine to bloom. A must-read for every practitioner - from primary care physician to subspecialist - so as to optimally practice their art. This is the comprehensive user's manual for the genome in the clinical setting." Dietrich Stephan, Ph.D., Co-founder and Chief Science Officer, Navigenics. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0123822270

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