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  • Editors: Kim Brosen, Per Damkier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128134047
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128133811

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Pharmacogenetics, Volume 83, the newest volume in the Advances in Pharmacology series, presents a variety of chapters and the best authors in the field, with this release highlighting regulatory perspectives, the implementation of pharmacogenetics in everyday clinical setting, imaging in pharmacogenetics, pharmacoepidemiology in pharmacogenetics, epigenetics and micro RNA in pharmacogenetics, ethnicity in pharmacogenetics, pediatric pharmacogenetics, pharmacogenetics and adverse drug reactions, and cytochrome P450 pharmacogenetics amongst other important topics. This series presents an essential resource for pharmacologists, immunologists, and biochemists alike.

Key Features

  • Includes the authority and expertise of leading contributors in pharmacology as sourced from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Advances in Pharmacology series


Investigators in neuroscience, pharmacology, neurology, psychiatry, medicine

Table of Contents

  • Section I: Cytochrome P450
    1. Cytochrome P450 in Pharmacogenetics: An Update
    Aleksi Tornio and Janne T. Backman
    2. Epigenetics and MicroRNAs in Pharmacogenetics
    Ulrich M. Zanger, Kathrin Klein, Nicole Kugler, Tamara Petrikat and Chang S. Ryu
    3. Tamoxifen and CYP2D6: A Controversy in Pharmacogenetics
    Deirdre P. Cronin-Fenton and Per Damkier

    Section II: Methods
    4. Imaging in Pharmacogenetics
    Mikkel H. Vendelbo, Lars C. Gormsen and Niels Jessen
    5. Pharmacoepidemiology in Pharmacogenetics
    Thomas P. Ahern

    Section III: Special Themes
    6. Population Diversity in Pharmacogenetics: A Latin American Perspective
    Guilherme Suarez-Kurtz and Esteban J. Parra
    7. Pharmacogenetics of Adverse Drug Reactions
    Orod Osanlou, Munir Pirmohamed and Ann K. Daly
    8. Pharmacogenetics: Applications to Paediatric Patients
    Tiphaine A. de Beaumais and Evelyne Jacqz-Aigrain

    Section IV: Pharmacogenetics in Therapy
    9. Implementation of Pharmacogenomics in Everyday Clinical Settings
    Paul C.D. Bank, Jesse J. Swen and Henk-Jan Guchelaar
    10. Pharmacogenetics in Pain Treatment
    Ana M. Peiró
    11. The Pharmacogenetics of Immune-Modulating Therapy
    Ingolf Cascorbi
    12. Pharmacogenetics in Psychiatry
    Filippo Corponi, Chiara Fabbri and Alessandro Serretti
    13. Pharmacogenetics in Cardiovascular Medicine
    Peter E. Weeke
    14. Pharmacogenetics of Antidiabetic Drugs
    Shylaja Srinivasan, Sook Wah Yee and Kathleen M. Giacomini

Product details

  • No. of pages: 406
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2018
  • Published: May 22, 2018
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128134047
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128133811

About the Serial Volume Editors

Kim Brosen

Kim Brøsen is at Institute of Public Health, Odense, Denmark

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Public Health, Odense, Denmark

Per Damkier

Per Damkier is at Odense University Hospital, Denmark

Affiliations and Expertise

Odense University Hospital, Denmark

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