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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 sector of pharmacogenomics. Pharmacogenomics is now regularly authorised because the significant determinant of variable drug protection, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness. as a result, common use of pharmacogenomics for sufferer care has turn into a severe requirement. there's an exceptional urgency for aspiring and training clinicians to turn into knowledgeable on tips to interpret information from pharmacogenomic trying out in training for the way forward for healthcare—i.e., customized medicine.

Applying Pharmacogenomics in Therapeutics offers well timed insurance of the rules, perform, and strength of pharmacogenomics and custom-made medication. created from chapters contributed through well-established pharmacologists and scientists from US and chinese language academia and undefined, this authoritative text:

  • Demonstrates how you can practice the rules of pharmacogenomics and its biotechnologies in sufferer care

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

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

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

Each bankruptcy starts with the major thoughts, by way of in-depth explorations of case stories or severe reviews of genetic variants/biomarkers, and concludes with questions for self-examination.

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