Progress And Challenges In Precision Medicine

Paperback | January 16, 2017

byMukesh VermaEditorDebmalya Barh

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Progress and Challenges in Precision Medicine presents an insightful overview to the myriad factors of personalized and precision medicine. The availability of the human genome, large amounts of data on individual genetic variations, environmental interactions, influence of lifestyle, and cutting-edge tools and technologies for big-data analysis have led to the age of personalized and precision medicine. Bringing together a global range of experts on precision medicine, this book collects previously scattered information into one concise volume which covers the most important developments so far in precision medicine and also suggests the most likely avenues for future development. The book includes clinical information, informatics, public policy implications, and information on case studies. It is a useful reference and background work for students, researchers, and clinicians working in the biomedical and medical fields, as well as policymakers in the health sciences. Provides an overview of the growing field of precision medicine Contains chapters from geographically diverse experts in their field Explores important aspects of precision medicine, including applications, ethics, and development

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Progress and Challenges in Precision Medicine presents an insightful overview to the myriad factors of personalized and precision medicine. The availability of the human genome, large amounts of data on individual genetic variations, environmental interactions, influence of lifestyle, and cutting-edge tools and technologies for big-dat...

Dr. Mukesh Verma is a Program Director and Chief in the Methods and Technologies Branch (MTB), Epidemiology and Genetics Research Program (EGRP) of the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Before coming to the DCCPS, he was a Program Dire...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:450 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 16, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128094117

ISBN - 13:9780128094112

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Table of Contents

1. Every individual is different and precision medicine offers options for disease control and treatment 2. Global economics associated with Predictive/Precision medicine 3. Clinical next generation sequencing: enabling precision medicine 4. Phenotyping in precision medicine 5. Policies and ethical issues in precision medicine 6. Precision medicine for primary health care 7. Population approach to precision medicine 8. Regulating Genomic Testing in the Era of Precision Medicine 9. Image-based modeling and precision medicine 10. Sharing data and resources to succeed in precision medicine 11. Lessons learned from cohort studies, and hospital based studies and their implications in precision medicine 12. Clinical Trials in Precision and Predictive Medicine 13. Time to educate physicians and hospital staff in electronic and medical records for precision medicine/ Integrated electronic health record with genomics- present status and challenges to support precision medicine 14. Personal Genomes to Precision Medicine, Approaches and the way forward: Case examples from the Genomics for Understanding Rare Diseases India Alliance Network (GUaRDIAN) 15. Computational approaches in precision medicine 16. Handling Big-data in precision medicine 17. Personalized Systems Biology in Precision Medicine 18. Precision medicine and genetic counselling 19. Trends in precision medicine 20. Challenges and potential solutions in precision medicine: when will be ready for global implication?