The History of a Genetic Disease: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy or Meryon's Disease

Publication Year: 2011

Edition: 2nd

Authors/Editor: Emery, Alan E.H.; Emery, Marcia L.H.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-959147-3

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In this book, the history of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is traced in detail, and is interwoven with a commentary of Meryon's research which has led to our current understanding of the disease, will full refences and informative, historically relevant illustrations.

This book concludes with a summary of the current position regarding diagnosis, prevention through counselling and prenatal diagnosis, and new encouraging approaches to treatment through molecular genetics.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Emery, Alan E.H.; Emery, Marcia L.H.
ISBN: 978-0-19-959147-3
Language: English
Edition: 2nd
Pages: 256
Illustrations: 70
Year: 2011