Emery's Elements of Medical Genetics and Genomics - 16th Edition - ISBN: 9780702079665

Emery's Elements of Medical Genetics and Genomics

16th Edition

Authors: Peter Turnpenny Sian Ellard Ruth Cleaver
Paperback ISBN: 9780702079665
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 15th December 2020
Page Count: 448
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Long recognized as a leading textbook in this fast-moving field, Emery's Elements of Medical Genetics and Genomics offers current, complete information with a strong basis in practical clinical genetics and genomics for medical school and beyond. The 16th Edition of this award-winning text has been thoroughly updated throughout and includes case-based and multiple-choice questions, end-of-chapter summaries, an extensive glossary, and convenient online access, making it an ideal choice for all medical undergraduates as well as postgraduates seeking to improve their understanding and knowledge.

Table of Contents

1 The History and Impact of Genetics in Medicine

Section A: The Scientific Basis of Human Genetics

2 The Cellular and Molecular Basis of Inheritance

3 Chromosomes and Cell Division

4 Finding the Cause of Monogenic Disorders by Identifying Disease Genes

5 Laboratory Techniques for Diagnosis of Monogenic Disorders

6 Patterns of Inheritance

7 Population and Mathematical Genetics

8 Risk Calculation

9 Developmental Genetics

Section B: Genetics in Medicine and Genomic Medicine

10 Common Disease, Polygenic and Multifactorial Genetics

11 Screening for Genetic Disease

12 Haemoglobin and the Haemoglobinopathies

13 Immunogenetics

14 The Genetics of Cancer and Cancer Genetics

15 Pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine and the Treatment of Genetic Disease

Section C: Clinical Genetics, Counselling and Ethics

16 Congenital Abnormalities, Dysmorphic Syndromes and Intellectual Disability

17 Chromosome Disorders

18 Inborn Errors of Metabolism

19 Mainstream Monogenic Disorders

20 Prenatal Testing and Reproductive Genetics

21 Genetic Counselling

22 Ethical and Legal Issues in Medical Genetics

Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2021
Published:
15th December 2020
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780702079665

About the Authors

Peter Turnpenny

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Clinical Geneticist, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital Senior Clinical Lecturer, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK

Sian Ellard

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Clinical Molecular Geneticist, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital Professor of Human Molecular Genetics, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK

Ruth Cleaver

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Genetics Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust Exeter, United Kingdom