Provides contemporary insights into how the genetic revolution is influencing medical thinking and practice. The title includes advanced changes in personalized medicine, growth in omics and direct-to-consumer DNA testing, while focusing on advances in the Human Genome project and implications of the advances in clinical medicine.
The second edition of this popular textbook written for undergraduates, graduate students, and medical researchers, Genetics and Genomics in Medicine explains the science behind the uses of genetics and genomics in medicine today. This second edition has been thoroughly updated in line with the latest developments in the field.
Like its first edition, The Practical Guide to the Genetic Family History, Second Edition is an invaluable resource outlining the best practices in taking and recording a patient's family medical history, allowing healthcare professionals to be well informed and efficient in diagnosing conditions with potential genetic components.
This volume details features of DNA methylation data, data processing pipelines, quality control measures, data normalization, and to discussions of statistical methods for data analysis, control of confounding and batch effects, and identification of differentially methylated regions.