Pharmacogenetics and Individualized Therapy
Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Editor(s): Anke-Hilse Maitland-van der Zee, Ann K. Daly
Published Online: 8 AUG 2012 09:40AM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470433546
Online ISBN: 9781118116494
About this Book
This resource provides thorough coverage of pharmacogenetics and its impact on pharmaceuticals, therapeutics, and clinical practice. It opens with the basics of pharmacogenetics, including drug disposition and pharmacodynamics. The following section moves into specific disease areas, including cardiovascular, psychiatry, cancer, asthma/COPD, adverse drug reactions, transplantation, inflammatory bowel disease, and pain medication. Clinical practice and ethical issues make up the third section, with the fourth devoted to technologies like genotyping, genomics, and proteomics. In the fifth part, chapters discuss the impact of key regulatory issues on the pharmaceutical industry.