Language of Life DNA and the Revolution in Personalized Medicine

ISBN-10: 0061733180
ISBN-13: 9780061733185
Edition: 2011
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/18/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Francis S. Collins (M.D., Ph.D.) is a world-renowned physician-geneticist known for his discovery of the causes of many human genetic diseases.� He is also known for spearheading the Human Genome Project, which produced the first complete sequence of human DNA in 2003. In 2006, he published The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence fo Belief, which spent fourteen weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.In 2007, he founded The BioLogos Foundation to respond to the many queries he receives about science and faith. Since August 2009, he has served as the directof of the National Institutes of Health.His most recent books, all authored prior to his current government position, include The Language of Life: DNA and the Revolution in Personalized Medicine and Belief: Readings on the Reason for Faith.

Introduction: We're Not in Kansas Anymore
The Future Has Already Happened
When Genes Go Wrong, It Gets Personal
Is It Time to Learn Your Own Secrets?
Getting Personal with the Big C
What's Race Got to Do with It?
Genes and Germs
Genes and the Brain
Genes and Aging
The Right Drug at the Right Dose for the Right Person
A Vision for the Future
Glossary
Genetics 101
A Brief Personal History of the Human Genome Project
Rational Drug Development
Services Provided by Direct-to-Consumer Genetics Companies Offering Broad-Spectrum Testing
Index

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