Genomic Medicine: Principles and Practice

Hardcover | October 15, 2014

EditorDhavendra Kumar, Charis Eng

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The first edition of Genomics and Clinical Medicine provided an overview of genomics-based advances in disease susceptibility, diagnosis, and prediction of treatment outcomes in various areas of medicine. Since its publication, the science of genomics has made tremendous progress, and excitingnew developments in biotechnology and bioinformatics have created possibilities that were inconceivable only a few years ago. This completely revised second edition of Genomic Medicine reflects the rapidly changing face of applied and translational genomics in the medical and health context andprovides a comprehensive coverage of principles of genetics and genomics relevant to the practice of medicine.The first section lays foundation to the practice of genomic medicine. New chapters in this section include bioinformatics, proteomics, microbial genomics and genomic education. Detailed discussions of genetic/genomic testing and screening and the ethical, legal, and social issues (ELSI) cruciallyaddress genethics and genomethics in the practice of Genomic Medicine. The second section includes clinical practice oriented chapters highlighting genomic applications (array comparative genomic hybridization, exome genome sequencing and new generation generation sequencing) in clinical diagnosis of congenital developmental malformations, Mendelian genetic disorders,and complex cardiovascular, neuro-psychiatric, ophthalmic, dermatologic, inflammatory and pediatric disorders. Separate chapters discuss microbial genomics with emphasis on the role of genomics in targeted antimicrobial therapy and development of genomic class of new vaccines. New developments ingene/cell-based somatic therapy, regenerative medicine and targeted molecular therapy are discussed in respective chapters. All chapters are thoroughly indexed and supported by a carefully compiled glossary relevant to genetic and genomic medicine.

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The first edition of Genomics and Clinical Medicine provided an overview of genomics-based advances in disease susceptibility, diagnosis, and prediction of treatment outcomes in various areas of medicine. Since its publication, the science of genomics has made tremendous progress, and excitingnew developments in biotechnology and bioin...

Professor Dhavendra Kumar, MD, FRCP, FACM, is Consultant in Clinical Genetics, Institute of Medical Genetics (Cardiff University), Genomic Policy Unit (University of Glamorgan), University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK. Professor Charis Eng, MD, PhD, FACP, is Hardis Chair and Director of the Genomic Medicine Instit...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:848 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:October 15, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I: Principles of Genomic Medicine1. Dhavendra Kumar: Genes, genetics and human genomics2. Andrew P. Read: The human genome- structure and organization3. Brian Morrissey, Lisa Staunton, Stephen R Pennington: Human Proteomics4. Aravind Ramesh, Cihangir Yandim, Theona Natisvili, Marta Mauri, Piu Pik Law, Jackson P.K. Chan, Santiago Uribe Lewis, Richard Festenstein: Epigenetics, Epigenomics and Human Disease5. Dhavendra Kumar: Genes, genome and developmental malformations6. Binay Panda and Neeraja M Krishnan: Bioinformatics, Systems Biology and Systems Medicine7. Wolfgang Sadee: Pharmacogenomics - Critical Component of Genomic Medicine8. Michelle Penny and Duncan McHale: New Drug Development, Drug Response, and Precision Medicines9. Agnes Rotig and Dhavendra Kumar: Mitochondrial genetics and genomics in clinical medicine10. Kevin White: Genomics Technology in Clinical Diagnostics11. Immaculada Margarit and Rino Rappuoli: Microbial Genomics: targeted antimicrobial therapy and genome vaccines12. Zhenglong Gu, Kaixiong Ye and Patrick J. Stover: Nutritional genomics13. Anastasia L. Wise and Teri A. Manolio: Genomics in Public and Population Health14. Angus J. Clarke: Genetic testing and genomic screening15. Steven J. Madore: Biobanking for genomics-based translational medicine16. Reed E. Pyeritz: Genetics and Genomics Education: The Path from Helix to Health17. Caroline F. Wright, Anna Middleton and Michael Parker: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Clinical Genomics18. Jane Kaye: The regulation of human genomics researchPart II: Genomics in Clinical Practice19. Dhavendra Kumar: Genetic and genomic approaches to clinical medicine20. Dhavendra Kumar: Genetic and genomic taxonomy of human disease21. Foram Ashar and Dan E. Arking: Genomics of complex cardiovascular disease22. V. Radha and V. Mohan: Genomics of type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity23. Yoshiji Yamada: Genetics and genomics of osteoporosis and related disorders24. Albert C.M.Ong and Alexander P. Maxwell: Genetics and Genomics of chronic kidney disease25. John Mcvey: Genetics and genomics in clinical hematology I- Hemostasis and Thrombosis26. David J. Weatherall: Genetics and genomics in clinical hematology II- Inherited disorders of haemoglobin27. Kenneth Mills: Genetics and genomics in clinical hematology III- Acute leukemias28. Saad Pathan: Genetics and Genomics of Chronic Inflammatory disorders I: Inflammatory Bowel Disease29. Kate McAllister and Stephen Eyre: Genetics and Genomics of Chronic Inflammatory disorders II: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Related Arthropathies30. William Cookson: Genetics and Genomics of Chronic Inflammatory disorders III: Bronchial asthma31. William Owen Pickrell: Genetics and genomics of neuro-psychiatric diseases I: Seizure disorders32. Katharine Harding and Neil Robertson: Genetics and genomics of neuro-psychiatric diseases II: Multiple Sclerosis33. Amy Gerrish, Rebecca Sims and Julie Williams: Genetics and genomics of neuro-psychiatric diseases III: The Common Dementias34. Jinbo Fan: Genetics and genomics of neuro-psychiatric diseases IV: Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder35. F. Lucy Raymond: Genetics and genomics of neuro-psychiatric diseases V: Learning and behavioural disorders36. Joanne Ngeow and Charis Eng: Clinical Cancer Genomics37. Michaela Fakiola, Wei Lu, Sarra E. Jamieson and Christopher S. Peacock: Genomics and Infectious diseases: Susceptibility, resistance and anti-microbial therapy38. Cornelius L. Verweij: Genomic perspectives of clinical immunology39. Vinod Varghese, Sian Morgan and Ian Frayling: Genomic applications in Clinical Pediatrics40. Graeme C.M. Black: Genetics and Genomics in clinical ophthalmology I: The spectrum of genetic eye disease41. Roshanak Sharafieh, Anne H. Child and Mansoor Sarfarazi: Genetics and Genomics in clinical ophthalmology II: Glaucoma42. Mark E. Kleinman and Jayakrishna Ambati: Genetics and Genomics in clinical ophthalmology III: Age-Related Macular Degeneration43. Daphne Karfunkel-Doron, Zippora Brownstein and Karen B. Avraham: Genomic applications in audiological medicine44. Paul Bowen: Genetics and Genomics of skin diseases I: Diseases of the epidermis: eczema, psoriasis45. Eugene Healy: Genetics and Genomics of skin diseases II: Genomics of pigmentation and skin cancer46. Dhavendra Kumar: The genetic and genomic practice of reproductive medicine47. Kyle M. Loh and Bing Lim and Lay Teng Ang: Stem cell Genomics48. Mathew Frise, Charles Hinds and Julian Knight: Genomic applications in critical care medicine49. Mark Davies and Julian Sampson: Targeted molecular therapy50. Dhavendra Kumar: Glossary for genetic and genomic medicine- terms, definitions and phrasesIndex