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A comprehensive, authoritative and timely knowledgebase of human genes and genetic disorders compiled to support human genetics research and education and the practice of clinical genetics.
Advances in genetic research have captured the attention of the media and the public through reports about genetically caused diseases and behaviours. However, all too often the coverage of scientists' innovations has implied that genetic factors alone are responsible for effects ranging from perso…
Age of cancer incidence ; Multistage progression ; History of theories ; Progression dynamics ; Theory I ; Theory II ; Genetics of progression ; Carcinogens ; Aging ; Inheritance ; Stem cells : tissue renewal ; Stem cells : population genetics ; Cell lineage history
Aim of this thesis is to investigate the genetic causes of type 2 diabetes, its interaction with environmental factors, and implications for treament and prediction of the disease.
Chapter 12 "Alternative expression analysis : experimental and bioinformatic approaches for the analysis of transcript diversity" is written by two BCCA staff members "Malachi Griffith and Marco A. Marra"
Genes and Disease is a collection of articles that discuss genes and the diseases that they cause. These genetic disorders are organized by the parts of the body that they affect.
The purpose of this course is to educate physicians and other health care professionals about current medical therapy of Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS). This course will take approximately 2 hours to complete.
1. Strategic imperatives - 2. Dead horses - 3. Core beliefs - 4. Polarity management - 5. Molecule - 6. Shared purpose - 7. Scope of practice - 8. Competency - 9. Integrated competency - 10. Principles of dialogue - 11. Professional exchange - 12. Relationships - 13. Networking infrastructure - 14.…
Lay advocacy and support groups, information on genetic conditions /birth defects for professionals, educators, and individuals
Gerald Reaven and the discovery of syndrome X -- Factors that contribute to metabolic syndrome -- The pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome -- Metabolic syndrome and psychiatric illness -- Psychiatric medications and metabolic syndrome -- Depression, metabolic syndrome, and heart disease -- Metabol…
Topics cover everything from the most basic genetic concepts to the latest screening and diagnostic techniques. Coverage includes: ; autism, cancer, chromosomal abnormalities, ethics, genetic counseling, heart defects, muscular dystrophy, neural tube defects, phenylketonuria, spina bifida, and much…