Clinical Precision Medicine

Written By Judy S. Crabtree
Clinical Precision Medicine
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 November 2019
  • ISBN : 0128204028
  • Pages : 112 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Clinical Precision Medicine written by Judy S. Crabtree which was release on 15 November 2019, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Clinical Precision Medicine: A Primer offers clinicians, researchers and students a practical, up-to-date resource on precision medicine, its evolving technologies, and pathways towards clinical implementation. Early chapters address the fundamentals of molecular biology and gene regulation as they relate to precision medicine, as well as the foundations of heredity and epigenetics. Oncology, an early adopter of precision approaches, is considered with its relationship to genetic variation in drug metabolism, along with tumor immunology and the impact of DNA variation in clinical care. Contributions by Stephanie Kramer, a Clinical Genetic Counselor, also provide current information on prenatal diagnostics and adult genetics that highlight the critical role of genetic counselors in the era of precision medicine. Includes applied discussions of chromosomes and chromosomal abnormalities, molecular genetics, epigenetic regulation, heredity, clinical genetics, pharmacogenomics and immunogenomics Features chapter contributions from leaders in the field Consolidates fundamental concepts and current practices of precision medicine in one convenient resource