Presents stories that show the role and interest of identified genes and suites of genes acting to dictate behaviour, diseases, and the course of an individual's life. A genetic primer provides background information on genes as well as details about how genes serve as blueprints guiding many aspects of our lives.
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.
Authored by 40 authorities in genetics and dysmorphology, this streamlined new edition offers an authoritative and richly illustrated guide to clinical presentation, associated anomalies, treatment, and prognosis.
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.