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.
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
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
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Consultant Clinical Geneticist, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital Senior Clinical Lecturer, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
Consultant Clinical Molecular Geneticist, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital Professor of Human Molecular Genetics, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
Clinical Genetics Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust Exeter, United Kingdom
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