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Genomics-Driven Healthcare

Trends in Disease Prevention and Treatment

  • Yashwant Pathak

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Dharmesh R. Chejara, Ravindra V. Badhe, Pradeep Kumar, Yahya E. Choonara, Lomas K. Tomar, Charu Tyagi et al.
    Pages 1-17
  3. Sanjay Dey, Kumud Joshi, Bhaskar Mazumder
    Pages 37-58
  4. Ashwani Sharma, Subrata Sinha, Surabhi Johari, Bhaskar Mazumder
    Pages 59-69
  5. Shannon Kelly, Yashwant Pathak
    Pages 71-87
  6. Kristopher R. Hall, Tamer E. Fandy
    Pages 227-238
  7. Elizabeth Mazzio, Karam F. A. Soliman
    Pages 263-279
  8. Ravindra V. Badhe, Dharmesh R. Chejara, Pradeep Kumar, Yahya E. Choonara, Viness Pillay
    Pages 281-310
  9. F. Scott Heinemann, Alice Police, Erin Lin, Mandy Liu, Sherry Liang, Ying Huang
    Pages 331-372

About this book

Introduction

This book evaluates trends arising in “-Omics” sciences in terms of their current and potential future application to therapeutic design and understanding of disease. Chapters consider the impact of pharmacogenomics and bioinformatics on drug development, as well as trends in genomics, as applied to understanding of neurodegenerative and lung disease, psychiatry and oncology.

Following the genome studies released in early part of this century, the advent of the -Omics sciences (genomics and pharmacogenomics, proteomics, metabolomics, transcriptomics) has seen the expansion of a vast knowledgebase with utility in preventing and treating disease, and improving health for all. Bioinformatics and improved pharmacogenetic understanding forge a path for improved drug discovery and design methods accounting for differences in delivery and disposition across populations.

Keywords

Drug delivery Drug discovery Drug metabolism Drug transporters Functional genomics Genomics-based rational therapeutics Nanotherapy Omics-driven pharmaceuticals Pharmacogenetics Pharmacogenomics SNPs

Editors and affiliations

  • Yashwant Pathak
    • 1
  1. 1.University of South Florida Health College of PharmacyTampaUSA

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