Molecular Epidemiology

Molecular Epidemiology : Principles and Practice

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Molecular epidemiology utilizes the same paradigm as traditional epidemiology, but uses biological markers to identify exposure, disease or susceptibility. This book presents the epidemiologic methods pertinant to biological markers. It is designed to enumerate the considerations necessary for valid field research and provides a resource on the salient features of biological indicators. This book should be of interest to graduate students and researchers in epidemiology and molecular biology, cancer researchers and medical residents.
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  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 158 x 230 x 32mm | 938.95g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0126323453
  • 9780126323450

Table of contents

Part 1 General principles: A conceptual and historical framework for molecular epidemiology, P.A. Schulte; an overview of biochemical and molecular biological concepts and techniques, R. Hurst; validation, P.A. Schulte and F.P. Perera; technical variability in laboratory data, P. Vineis et al; biological monitoring and pharmacokinetics modeling for the assessment of exposure, P.O. Droz; design considerations in molecular epidemiology, P.A. Schulte et al; statistical issues and procedures, V. Hertzberg and E. Russek; biological specimen banks - a resource for molecular epidemiologic studies, D.M. Winn and E. Gunter; interpretation and communication of results, P.A. Schulte; use of biomarkers in risk assessment, D. Hattis. Part 2 Practical applications: carcinogenesis, F.P. Perera and R. Santella; infectious disease, L. Harrison and D. Griffin; cardiovascular disease, P.A. Schulte et al; genetic disease, M. Khoury and J. Dorman; reproductive disease, G. Lemasters and P.A. Schulte; immunologic disease, R.F. Vogt, Jr and P.A. Schulte; pulmonary disease, M. Tockman; urological disease, G. Hemstreet et al; neurologic disease, J.D. Griffith and V. Garry; liver disease, C.H. Tamburro and J.L. Wong; musculoskeletal disease, P. Mastin et al.
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About Paul A. Schulte

Edited by Paul A. Schulte, and Frederica P. Perera
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