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Genetic effects on environmental vulnerability to disease / edited by Michael Rutter.

Publication:
Chichester : J. Wiley & Sons, 2008.
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Book
viii, 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Novartis Foundation symposium ; [293]
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Subjects:
Disease susceptibility -- Genetic aspects -- Congresses.
Environmentally induced diseases -- Genetic aspects -- Congresses.
Medical subjects:
Environmental Exposure -- adverse effects -- Congresses.
Disease Susceptibility -- etiology -- Congresses.
Genetic Predisposition to Disease -- genetics -- Congresses.
Contents:
Introduction : whither gene-environment interactions? ? Michael Rutter
Gene-environment interaction : overcoming methodological challenges / Rudolf Uher
Gene-environment interaction and behavioral disorders : a developmental perspective based on endophenotypes / Marco Battaglia, Cecilia Marino, Michel Maziade, Massimo Molteni and Francesca D'Amato
Use of monozygotic twins to investigate the relationship between 5HTTLPR genotype, depression and stressful life events : an application of item response theory / Naomi R. Wray, William L. Coventry, Michael R. James, Grant W. Montgomery, Lindon J. Eaves and Nicholas G. Martin
Role of gene-stress interactions in gene finding studies / Harold Snieder, Xiaoling Wang, Vasiliki Lagou, Brenda W. J. H. Penninx, Harriëtte Riese and Catharina A. Hartman
Practice and public policy in the era of gene-environment interactions / Kenneth A. Dodge
Gene-environment interaction and the metabolic syndrome / Kristi B. Adamo and Frédérique Tesson
Longitudinal studies of gene-environment interaction in common diseases - good value for money? / Stephen P. Robertson and Richie Poulton
Gene-environment interactions in breast cancer / Kee-Seng Chia
Unbiased forward genetics and systems biology approaches to understanding how gene-environment interactions work to predict susceptibility and outcomes of infections / Malak Kotb, Nourtan Fathey, Ramy Aziz, Sarah Rowe, Robert W. Williams and Lu Lu
Gene-environment interactions in environmental lung diseases / Steven R. Kleeberger and Hye-Youn Cho
Gene-environment interaction in complex diseases : asthma as an illustrative case / Fernando D. Martinez
Conclusions : taking stock and looking ahead / Michael Rutter.
Notes:
"Symposium on understanding how gene-environment interactions work to predict disorder: a lifecourse approach, held at The University of Central Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 8-9 November 2007" -- p. vii.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Rutter, Michael, 1933-
Novartis Foundation.
ISBN:
9780470777800 (cased)
047077780X (cased)
OCLC:
232712377