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Applying Pharmacogenomics in Therapeutics

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Autore: Feng, Xie
Editore: CRC Press
Anno: 2016
Pagine: 294
ISBN: 9781466582675
Prezzo: 120,00€ 100,00€
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Recent advances in high-throughput gene sequencing and other omics biotechnologies have served as a springboard for the field of pharmacogenomics. Pharmacogenomics is now generally accepted as the major determinant of variable drug safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness. Therefore, widespread use of pharmacogenomics for patient care has become a critical requirement. There is an unprecedented urgency for aspiring and practicing clinicians to become trained on how to interpret data from pharmacogenomic testing in preparation for the future of healthcare—i.e., personalized medicine.

Applying Pharmacogenomics in Therapeutics provides timely coverage of the principles, practice, and potential of pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine. Comprised of chapters contributed by well-established pharmacologists and scientists from US and Chinese academia and industry, this authoritative text:

  • Demonstrates how to apply the principles of pharmacogenomics and its biotechnologies in patient care
  • Depicts the use of genetic biomarkers in drug discovery and development, laboratory medicine, and clinical services
  • Describes the practice of pharmacogenomics in the treatment of cancers, cardiovascular diseases, neurologic and psychiatric disorders, and pulmonary diseases
  • Discusses the merging of pharmacogenomics and alternative medicine, as well as the integration of pharmacogenomics into pharmacoeconomics

Each chapter begins with the key concepts, followed by in-depth explorations of case reports or critical evaluations of genetic variants/biomarkers, and concludes with questions for self-examination.

Concepts in Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine
Kelly C. Lee, Joseph D. Ma, and Grace M. Kuo

Principles of Pharmacogenetic Biotechnology and Testing in Clinical Practice
Rui Liu, Gary Yuan Gao, and Long Ma

Essential Pharmacogenomic Biomarkers in Clinical Practice
Cong Liu, Weiguo Chen, and Wei Zhang

Applying Pharmacogenomics in Drug Discovery and Development
Ruth Vinall

Pharmacogenomics and Laboratory Medicine
Jianbo J. Song

Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenomics in Cancer Therapy
Mario Listiawan, Max Feng, and Xiaodong Feng

Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenomics in Drug Therapy of Cardiovascular Diseases
Tibebe Woldemariam

Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenomics in Drug Therapy of Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders
Megan J. Ehret

Applying Pharmacogenomics in the Therapeutics of Pulmonary Diseases
Wei Zhang and Jason X.-J. Yuan

Pharmacogenomics and Alternative Medicine: Merge of Future and Tradition
Wei Zhang, Xiao-Ping Chen, and Hong-Hao Zhou

Pharmacoeconogenomics: A Good Marriage of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmacogenomics
Hong-Guang Xie

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