Essentials of Medical Genomics

Essentials of Medical Genomics

Author(s): Stuart M. Brown

Published Online: 28 JUL 2003

Print ISBN: 9780471210030

Online ISBN: 9780471483083

DOI: 10.1002/0471483087

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This introductory reference provides a practical, concise summary of everything a physician needs to know about genomics and emerging technologies. Through extensive illustrative examples, this book offers a clear and concise starting point to understanding how medicine has been, and will be, transformed by genomics and bioinformatics. Beginning with a clear overview on the Human Genome Project and its revolutionary impact, the book further investigates new technologies in detail, including: high-throughput DNA sequencing, genome sequence databases, microarrays, proteomics, pharmacogenomics, genetic testing, and gene therapy.

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