Genomic and Precision Medicine

Genomic and Precision Medicine : Primary Care

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Genomic and Precision Medicine: Primary Care, Third Edition is an invaluable resource on the state-of-the-art tools, technologies and policy issues that are required to fully realize personalized health care in the area of primary care.

One of the major areas where genomic and personalized medicine is most active is the realm of the primary care practitioner. Risk, family history, personal genomics and pharmacogenomics are becoming increasingly important to the PCP and their patients, and this book discusses the implications as they relate to primary care practitioners.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 370 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22.35mm | 750g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0128006854
  • 9780128006856

Table of contents

1. Genomic Medicine in Primary Care 2. Overview of Policy, Ethical, and Social Considerations in Genomic and Personalized Medicine 3. Educational Issues and Strategies for Genomic Medicine 4. Genetic Testing for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases 5. Health Risk Assessments, Family Health History, and Predictive Genetic/Pharmacogenetic Testing 6. Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics 7. Hypertension 8. Coronary Artery Disease and Myocardial Infarction 9. Lung Cancer 10. Breast Cancer 11. Colorectal Cancer 12. Prostate Cancer 13. Asthma 14. Diabetes 15. Metabolic Syndrome 16. Autism Spectrum Disorder 17. Viral Hepatitis
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About Geoffrey S. Ginsburg

Dr. Ginsburg is the founding Director of the Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine in the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy. He is also Professor of Medicine and of Pathology at Duke University Medical Center, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke Pratt School of Engineering, and Co-Director of the Duke Translational Medicine Institute. Huntington Willard is on the faculty of the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago. Prior to this appointment, Willard was the President and Director of the Marine Biological Laboratory and Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago. He was previously on the faculty at Duke University, where he was founding director of the university-wide Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy from 2003 to 2014, the Nanaline H. Duke Professor of Genome Sciences, and the Arts & Sciences Professor of Biology & Genome Sciences. Dr. David is a family doctor and physician scientist interested in translational research to improve preventive health and public health strategies to improve population health.
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