Genes, Chromosomes, and Disease
From Simple Traits, to Complex Traits, to Personalized MedicineBook - 2011
Annotation This overview covers the rise of medical genetics through the past century and the eugenic impulses it has inspired. It reviews the linkages between genes and disease, ethnic groups' differential susceptibility to genetic traits and disorders, personalized medicine and crucial social and ethical issues arising from progress.
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, New Jersey : FT Press Science, 2011
Branch Call Number: 616.042 G4139g 2011
Characteristics: xiv, 336 pages ; 24 cm