Genomics and Society

Genomics and Society; Ethical, Legal-Cultural, and Socioeconomic Implications is the first book to address the vast and thorny web of ELSI topics identified as core priorities of the NHGRI in 2011. The work addresses fundamental issues of biosociety and bioeconomy as the revolution in biology moves from research lab to healthcare system. Of particular interest to healthcare practitioners, bioethicists, and health economists, and of tangential interest to the gamut of applied social scientists investigating the societal impact of new medical paradigms, the work describes a myriad of issues around consent, confidentiality, rights, patenting, regulation, and legality in the new era of genomic medicine. Addresses the vast and thorny web of ELSI topics identified as core priorities of the NHGRI in 2011 Presents the core fundamental issues of biosociety and bioeconomy as the revolution in biology moves from research lab to healthcare system Describes a myriad of issues around consent, including confidentiality, rights, patenting, regulation, and more

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  • Author : Dhavendra Kumar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 438 pages
  • ISBN : 0127999213
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Genomics and Society

Genomics and Society
  • Author : Dhavendra Kumar,Ruth Chadwick
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 October 2015
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Genomics and Society; Ethical, Legal-Cultural, and Socioeconomic Implications is the first book to address the vast and thorny web of ELSI topics identified as core priorities of the NHGRI in 2011. The work addresses fundamental issues of biosociety and bioeconomy as the revolution in biology moves from research lab to healthcare system. Of particular interest to healthcare practitioners, bioethicists, and health economists, and of tangential interest to the gamut of applied social scientists investigating the societal impact of new medical paradigms,

The Handbook of Genetics & Society

The Handbook of Genetics & Society
  • Author : Paul Atkinson,Peter Glasner,Margaret Lock
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 July 2009
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An authoritative Handbook which offers a discussion of the social, political, ethical and economic consequences and implications of the new bio-sciences. The Handbook takes an interdisciplinary approach providing a synoptic overview of contemporary international social science research on genetics, genomics and the new life sciences. It brings together leading scholars with expertise across a wide-ranging spectrum of research fields related to the production, use, commercialisation and regulation of genetics knowledge. The Handbook is structured into seven cross-cutting themes in contemporary

Routledge Handbook of Genomics, Health and Society

Routledge Handbook of Genomics, Health and Society
  • Author : Sahra Gibbon,Barbara Prainsack,Stephen Hilgartner,Janelle Lamoreaux
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 17 April 2018
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The Handbook provides an essential resource at the interface of Genomics, Health and Society, and forms a crucial research tool for both new students and established scholars across biomedicine and social sciences. Building from and extending the first Routledge Handbook of Genetics and Society, the book offers a comprehensive introduction to pivotal themes within the field, an overview of the current state of the art knowledge on genomics, science and society, and an outline of emerging areas of research. Key

Human Population Genetics and Genomics

Human Population Genetics and Genomics
  • Author : Alan R. Templeton
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 November 2018
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Human Population Genetics and Genomics provides researchers/students with knowledge on population genetics and relevant statistical approaches to help them become more effective users of modern genetic, genomic and statistical tools. In-depth chapters offer thorough discussions of systems of mating, genetic drift, gene flow and subdivided populations, human population history, genotype and phenotype, detecting selection, units and targets of natural selection, adaptation to temporally and spatially variable environments, selection in age-structured populations, and genomics and society. As human genetics and

Human Genes and Genomes

Human Genes and Genomes
  • Author : Leon E. Rosenberg,Diane Drobnis Rosenberg
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 May 2012
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In the nearly 60 years since Watson and Crick proposed the double helical structure of DNA, the molecule of heredity, waves of discoveries have made genetics the most thrilling field in the sciences. The study of genes and genomics today explores all aspects of the life with relevance in the lab, in the doctor’s office, in the courtroom and even in social relationships. In this helpful guidebook, one of the most respected and accomplished human geneticists of our time communicates

Applied Genomics and Public Health

Applied Genomics and Public Health
  • Author : George P. Patrinos
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 November 2019
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Applied Genomics and Public Health examines the interdisciplinary and growing area of how evidence-based genomic knowledge can be applied to public health, population health, healthcare and health policies. The book gathers experts from a variety of disciplines, including life sciences, social sciences, and health care to develop a comprehensive overview of the field. In addition, the book delves into subjects such as pharmacogenomics, genethics, big data, data translation and analysis, economic evaluation, genomic awareness and education, sociology, pricing and reimbursement,

Understanding Genetics

Understanding Genetics
  • Author : Genetic Alliance,New York-Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Genetic and Newborn Screening Services
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 28 February 2021
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The purpose of this manual is to provide an educational genetics resource for individuals, families, and health professionals in the New York - Mid-Atlantic region and increase awareness of specialty care in genetics. The manual begins with a basic introduction to genetics concepts, followed by a description of the different types and applications of genetic tests. It also provides information about diagnosis of genetic disease, family history, newborn screening, and genetic counseling. Resources are included to assist in patient care,

The Society of Genes

The Society of Genes
  • Author : Itai Yanai,Lercher Martin
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 11 January 2016
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Since Dawkins popularized the notion of the selfish gene, the question of how these selfish genes work together to construct an organism remained a mystery. Now, standing atop a wealth of new research, Itai Yanai and Martin Lercher—pioneers in the field of systems biology—provide a vision of how genes cooperate and compete in the struggle for life.

Mapping and Sequencing the Human Genome

Mapping and Sequencing the Human Genome
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Commission on Life Sciences,Committee on Mapping and Sequencing the Human Genome
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 January 1988
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There is growing enthusiasm in the scientific community about the prospect of mapping and sequencing the human genome, a monumental project that will have far-reaching consequences for medicine, biology, technology, and other fields. But how will such an effort be organized and funded? How will we develop the new technologies that are needed? What new legal, social, and ethical questions will be raised? Mapping and Sequencing the Human Genome is a blueprint for this proposed project. The authors offer a

Genomics and Society

Genomics and Society
  • Author : Dhavendra Kumar,Ruth Chadwick
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 October 2015
GET THIS BOOKGenomics and Society

Genomics and Society; Ethical, Legal-Cultural, and Socioeconomic Implications is the first book to address the vast and thorny web of ELSI topics identified as core priorities of the NHGRI in 2011. The work addresses fundamental issues of biosociety and bioeconomy as the revolution in biology moves from research lab to healthcare system. Of particular interest to healthcare practitioners, bioethicists, and health economists, and of tangential interest to the gamut of applied social scientists investigating the societal impact of new medical paradigms,

Genomics and Society

Genomics and Society
  • Author : George Gaskell,Martin W Bauer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 17 June 2013
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The impact of genomics on society has been the focus of debate and conflict across the world. Contrasting views of risks and benefits, trust in science and regulation, the understanding of science, media coverage and mobilization of the public by civil society groups all have been cited as drivers of public opinion. The long running controversy is a signal that the public's view cannot be ignored in the development and implementation of new technologies arising out of genomics such as

Human Genome Editing

Human Genome Editing
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,National Academy of Medicine,National Academy of Sciences,Committee on Human Gene Editing: Scientific, Medical, and Ethical Considerations
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 13 August 2017
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Genome editing is a powerful new tool for making precise alterations to an organism's genetic material. Recent scientific advances have made genome editing more efficient, precise, and flexible than ever before. These advances have spurred an explosion of interest from around the globe in the possible ways in which genome editing can improve human health. The speed at which these technologies are being developed and applied has led many policymakers and stakeholders to express concern about whether appropriate systems are