Genomics: A Revolution in Health and Disease Discovery


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Twenty-First Century Books (Tm)
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6.1 X 9.1 X 0.7 inches | 1.05 pounds
Library Binding

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About the Author

Hans C. Andersson, MD, is the Karen Gore Chair of Human Genetics and director of the Hayward Genetics Center at the Tulane University Medical School, where he directs the Biochemical Genetics Lab. Following fellowship training in clinical genetics and cell biology at the National Institutes of Health and University of Gottingen, Germany, Andersson achieved American Board of Medical Genetics certification in clinical genetics and clinical biochemical/molecular genetics and American Board of Pediatrics certification in pediatrics. His research has elucidated clinical features and pathophysiology of inherited metabolic genetic disorders, especially in lysosomal storage disorders. He leads the major regional referral center for such diseases in the Gulf South and is a member of the board for the International Collaborative Gaucher Group and a member of numerous national societies including the Society of Pediatric Research and the Society of Inherited Metabolic Diseases.
Whitney Stewart is an award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction books for kids--for toddlers to young adult. Her research has taken her to Nepal with Sir Edmund Hillary, to India to interview the Dalai Lama, and to China's Great Wall. She also teaches mindfulness and meditation and lives in New Orleans.


"An excellent bridge between real-world technology applications of biotechnology and what students learn in their biology classrooms."--starred, School Library Journal

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"A clear, understandable, and well-sourced look at how advances in genomic medicine alter the treatment of diseases, with thought-provoking ideas to consider regarding the ethics of human genetic modification."--Booklist

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"High-quality, curiosity-sparking brain fuel."--Kirkus Reviews

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