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By Xiaodong Feng,Hong-Guang Xie

ISBN-10: 1466582677

ISBN-13: 9781466582675

Recent advances in high-throughput gene sequencing and different omics biotechnologies have served as a springboard for the sphere of pharmacogenomics. Pharmacogenomics is now in general accredited because the significant determinant of variable drug safeguard, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness. for this reason, frequent use of pharmacogenomics for sufferer care has turn into a serious requirement. there's an remarkable urgency for aspiring and training clinicians to develop into knowledgeable on tips to interpret facts from pharmacogenomic trying out in instruction for the way forward for healthcare—i.e., custom-made medicine.

Applying Pharmacogenomics in Therapeutics presents well timed insurance of the foundations, perform, and capability of pharmacogenomics and custom-made medication. made out of chapters contributed by means of well-established pharmacologists and scientists from US and chinese language academia and undefined, this authoritative text:

  • Demonstrates easy methods to practice the foundations of pharmacogenomics and its biotechnologies in sufferer care

  • Depicts using genetic biomarkers in drug discovery and improvement, laboratory medication, and scientific services

  • Describes the perform of pharmacogenomics within the remedy of cancers, cardiovascular illnesses, neurologic and psychiatric problems, and pulmonary diseases

  • Discusses the merging of pharmacogenomics and replacement medication, in addition to the combination of pharmacogenomics into pharmacoeconomics

Each bankruptcy starts off with the main techniques, via in-depth explorations of case experiences or serious reviews of genetic variants/biomarkers, and concludes with questions for self-examination.

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