- Print ISBN 9780123744180
- Electronic ISBN 9780080922188
This streamlined "essential" version of the Molecular Pathology (2009) textbook extracts key information, illustrations and photographs from the main textbook in the same number and organization of chapters. It is aimed at teaching students in courses where the full textbook is not needed, but the concepts included are desirable (such as graduate students in allied health programs or undergraduates). It is also aimed at students who are enrolled in courses that primarily use a traditional pathology textbook, but need the complementary concepts of molecular pathology (such as medical students). Further, the textbook will be valuable for pathology residents and other postdoctoral fellows who desire to advance their understanding of molecular mechanisms of disease beyond what they learned in medical/graduate school.
Graduate students in allied health programs, medical students, undergraduate students; pathology residents and other postdoctoral residents and fellows interested in the molecular mechanisms of disease.
PART I Essential Pathology - Mechanisms of Disease
Chapter 1 Cell Injury, Cell Death, and Cellular Adaptation
John J. Lemasters, M.D., Ph.D.
Chapter 2 Acute and Chronic Inflammation
Vladislav Dolgachev, Ph.D. and Nicholas W. Lukacs, Ph.D.
Chapter 3 Infection and Host Response
Sheldon M. Campbell, M.D., Ph.D. and Margret Oethinger, M.D.,Ph.D.
Chapter 4 Neoplasia
William B. Coleman, Ph.D., and Tara Rubinas, M.D.
PART II Concepts in Molecular Biology and Genetics
Chapter 5 Basic Concepts in Human Molecular Genetics
W. Edward Highsmith, Ph.D., and Kara A. Mensink, M.S., C.G.C.
Chapter 6 The Human Genome: Implications for the Understanding of Human Disease
William B. Coleman, Ph.D, Gregory J. Tsongalis, Ph.D. and Ashley Rivenbark, M.D.
Chapter 7 The Human Transcriptome: Implications for the Understanding of Human Disease
Reinhold Schafer, Ph.D., Matthias E. Futschik, Ph.D., Wolfgang Kemmner, Ph.D., and Christine Sers, Ph.D.
Chapter 8 The Human Epigenome: Implications for the Understanding of Human Disease
Manel Esteller, Ph.D. and Maria Berdasco, Ph.D.
Chapter 9 The Human Proteome: Implications for the Understanding of Human Disease
Lance Liotta, Ph.D., Virginia Espina, Claudia Fredolini, Weidong Zhou, and Emanuel Petricoin
Chapter 10 Integrative Systems Biology: Implications for the Understanding of Human Disease
M. Michael Barmada, Ph.D. and David C. Whitcomb
PART III Principles and Practice of Molecular Pathology
Chapter 11 Pathology: The Clinical Description of Human Disease
William K. Funkhouser, M.D., Ph.D.
Chapter 12 Molecular Pathogenesis: The Biological Basis of Human D