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Genes, Chromosomes, and Disease: From Simple Traits, to Complex Traits, to Personalized Medicine (FT Press Science) [Kindle Edition]
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100+ Years of Medical Genetics: An Authoritative History in Social and Ethical Context

This is an exceptionally readable overview of the rise and transformations of medical genetics throughout the past century. It thoroughly reviews the field, summarizes current scientific understanding, and encourages readers to seriously reflect on the ethical and social implications. Gillham explains

How genetic diseases arise and why some ethnic groups are more susceptible to specific disorders
How scientists are trying to identify the genetic factors underlying multifaceted conditions like diabetes and heart disease
The value and limitations of genetic information in prevention, treatment, and cure
The complex, subtle interrelationships between genes and cancer
What science knows--and doesn’t know--about genetics and human behavior
The fraught, controversial history of attempts to link genes with intelligence
Gene therapy: what’s worked and what hasn’t
The potential and profound implications of personalized medicine

Extensive references are provided, along with a complete glossary.
About the Author

Nicholas Wright Gillham is James B. Duke Professor of Biology Emeritus. His research interests involved the genetics and molecular biology of cellular organelles called chloroplasts and mitochondria. For more than a decade he taught a course entitled “The Social Implications of Genetics.” This course fostered his interest in eugenics, human genetics, and their history. He has authored two books on chloroplasts and mitochondria plus a biography of the Victorian scientist Francis Galton entitled, A Life of Sir Francis Galton: From African Exploration to the Birth of Eugenics (Oxford University Press, 2001).

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