DNA from A to Z & Back Again: A Primer on Genomics & Molecular Medicine For...Everyone

DNA from A to Z & Back Again: A Primer on Genomics & Molecular Medicine For...Everyone

ISBN: 9781594250880
Publisher: AACC Press
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2008-07-25
Number of pages: 191
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DESCRIPTION

DNA from A to Z & Back Again is a romp through the past, present, and future of molecular diagnostics, personalized medicine, and genomics.

This book's broad appeal is a jumping-off point for anyone who wants to learn more about genetics. "Google" any term inside and you'll get thousands of hits. This book will serve as a guide and foundation for your search and help you understand what you uncover on the Web; what you need to know about your own health; what you need to explain to your loved ones. After all, it's your DNA, your health, your most personal questions you're seeking to investigate---why not have a solid foundational understanding of the terminology?

Buy this book if you are A medical school student…or a high school student A Wall Street biotech analyst…or a diagnostics company sales rep A patient trying to figure out where to start…or a healthy individual who wants to stay that way---you'll particularly appreciate the point/counterpoint on Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing A hospital administrator interested in what's going on in the DNA lab…or trying to identify sources of new revenue opportunities A Congressional aide seeking a handle on the hottest new area of healthcare…or an insurance executive seeking clarification on new and seemingly expensive healthcare solutions. We're all interested in DNA on one level or another---because we're all interested in our health. So read this book. We guarantee that you or someone you know will find it useful.

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