Medical And Health Genomics by Dhavendra Kumar

Medical And Health Genomics

byDhavendra KumarEditorStylianos Antonarakis

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Medical and Health Genomics provides concise and evidence-based technical and practical information on the applied and translational aspects of genome sciences and the technologies related to non-clinical medicine and public health. Coverage is based on evolving paradigms of genomic medicine in particular, the relation to public and population health genomics now being rapidly incorporated in health management and administration, with further implications for clinical population and disease management.



  • Provides extensive coverage of the emergent field of health genomics and its huge relevance to healthcare management
  • Presents user-friendly language accompanied by explanatory diagrams, figures, and many references for further study
  • Covers the applied, but non-clinical, sciences across disease discovery, genetic analysis, genetic screening, and prevention and management
  • Details the impact of clinical genomics across a diverse array of public and community health issues, and within a variety of global healthcare systems

About The Author

Professor Kumar has considerable previous experience in writing and editing books and journals related to genetics and genomics. His books include Genomics and Clinical Medicine and Genomics and Health in the Developing World. He founded and leads the new open access journal Applied and Translational Genomics, published by Elsevier. He...
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Title:Medical And Health GenomicsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:358 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 20, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0124201962

ISBN - 13:9780124201965

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Table of Contents

Foreword Martin Bobrow

Preface Dhavendra Kumar

1. The Human Genome Dhavendra Kumar

2. Genomic technologies in Medicine and Health- Past, Present and Future Yu-Hui Rogers and Chengsheng Zhang

3. Genomic datamining and databases Mahsa Shabani, Bartha Maria Knoppers and Pascal Borry

4. Diagnostic Genomics and Clinical Bioinformatics Andrea Haworth, Helen Savage and Nick Lench

5. Epigenetics and Epigenomics in Human Health and Disease Richard Festenstein

6. Mitochondrial Genomics- Emerging Paradigms and Challenges Vipin Singh, Pooja Gupta, Neeraj Kumar Rajput, Anshu Bhardwaj

7. The significance of metabolomics in human health Diego F. Gomez-Casati, Mauricio Grisolía and Maria V. Busi

8. Microbial genomics- diagnosis, prevention and treatment Ankur Mutreja

9. A Metagenomic Insight into Human Microbiome: Its Implications in Health and Disease Rituja Saxena and Vineet K. Sharma

10. Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics Ana Alfirevic and Munir Pirmohamed

11. Medical and Health aspects of Genetics and Genomics Dhavendra Kumar

12. Content and Variation of the Human Genome Stylainos E. Antonarakis

13. Spectrum of Genetic Diseases and Management Bronwyn Kerr

14. Genomic analysis in clinical practice: What are the challenges? Anneke Lucassen and Irene van Langen

15. Genomic perspective of genetic counselling Clara Louise Gaff and Ivan Macciocca

16. Genetics and Genomics of Reproductive Medicine and Health Dhavendra Kumar

17. Stratified and Precision Medicine Dhavendra Kumar

18. Teaching and Training Medicine in Genomic Era Bruce Korf

19. Genomics, New Drug Development and Precision Medicine Duncan McHale and Michelle Penny

20. Cancer Genetics and Genomics Eamon Maher and James Whitworth

21. The provision of medical and health genetics and genomics in the developing world Nirmala Sirisena, Dulika Sumathipala, Kalum Wettasinghe, Vajira H. W. Dissanayake

22. Genomic applications in Forensic Medicine Niels Morling and Claus Borsting

23. Public and Population Health Genomics Anastasia L. Wise and Teri A. Manolio