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Genomics and Personalized Medicine: What Everyone Needs to Know

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Description for Genomics and Personalized Medicine: What Everyone Needs to Know Paperback. Series: What Everyone Needs to Know. Num Pages: 184 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFMG; MFN; PSD; TCBG. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 209 x 141 x 12. Weight in Grams: 200.
In 2001 the Human Genome Project succeeded in mapping the DNA of humans. This landmark accomplishment launched the field of genomics, the integrated study of all the genes in the human body and the related biomedical interventions that can be tailored to benefit a person's health. Today genomics, part of a larger movement toward personalized medicine, is poised to revolutionize health care. By cross-referencing an individual's genetic sequence - their genome - against known elements of Big Data, elements of genomics are already being incorporated on a widespread basis, including prenatal disease screening ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Series
What Everyone Needs to Know
Condition
New
Number of Pages
184
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780190234768
SKU
V9780190234768
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About Michael Snyder
Michael Snyder, PhD, is the Stanford Ascherman Professor, Chair of the Department of Genetics, and Director of the Center of Genomics and Personalized Medicine at Stanford University. His laboratory has produced many fundamental technologies for characterizing the human genome and other -omes, including many pivotal discoveries about our DNA. In 2012 he used his own genome sequence to ... Read more

Reviews for Genomics and Personalized Medicine: What Everyone Needs to Know
Michael Snyder's Personalized Medicine: What Everyone Needs to Know is a very readable introduction to current developments in science, illustrated with multiple examples of individual cases. - European Journal of Health Law

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