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Biomedical Photonics Handbook, Second Edition: Fundamentals, Devices, and Techniques

Biomedical Photonics Handbook, Second Edition: Fundamentals, Devices, and Techniques

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Tuan Vo-Dinh

July 29, 2014

Shaped by Quantum Theory, Technology, and the Genomics Revolution The integration of photonics, electronics, biomaterials, and nanotechnology holds great promise for the future of medicine. This topic has recently experienced an explosive growth due to the noninvasive or minimally invasive nature a...

Biomedical Photonics Handbook, Second Edition: Biomedical Diagnostics

Biomedical Photonics Handbook, Second Edition: Biomedical Diagnostics

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Tuan Vo-Dinh

July 29, 2014

Shaped by Quantum Theory, Technology, and the Genomics Revolution The integration of photonics, electronics, biomaterials, and nanotechnology holds great promise for the future of medicine. This topic has recently experienced an explosive growth due to the noninvasive or minimally invasive nature a...

Biomedical Photonics Handbook, Second Edition: Therapeutics and Advanced Biophotonics

Biomedical Photonics Handbook, Second Edition: Therapeutics and Advanced Biophotonics

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Tuan Vo-Dinh

July 29, 2014

Shaped by Quantum Theory, Technology, and the Genomics Revolution The integration of photonics, electronics, biomaterials, and nanotechnology holds great promise for the future of medicine. This topic has recently experienced an explosive growth due to the noninvasive or minimally invasive nature a...

RNA Nanotechnology and Therapeutics

RNA Nanotechnology and Therapeutics

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Peixuan Guo, Farzin Haque

July 9, 2013

Interest in RNA nanotechnology has increased in recent years as recognition of its potential for applications in nanomedicine has grown. Edited by the world's foremost experts in nanomedicine, this comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference details the latest research developments and challenges in t...

Age-Period-Cohort Models: Approaches and Analyses with Aggregate Data

Age-Period-Cohort Models: Approaches and Analyses with Aggregate Data

Robert O'Brien

August 19, 2014

Develop a Deep Understanding of the Statistical Issues of APC Analysis Age–Period–Cohort Models: Approaches and Analyses with Aggregate Data presents an introduction to the problems and strategies for modeling age, period, and cohort (APC) effects for aggregate-level data. These strategies include...

Epidemiology of Electromagnetic Fields

Epidemiology of Electromagnetic Fields

Martin Roosli

June 03, 2014

  Appeals to a Wide Audience Fueled by more than 30 years of intensive research and debate on the impact of electromagnetic fields (EMF) on everyday life—starting with residential exposure to magnetic fields and the development of childhood cancer in the 70s and continuing with risk of...

Writing Dissertation and Grant Proposals: Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics

Writing Dissertation and Grant Proposals: Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics

Lisa Chasan-Taber

April 28, 2014

Competition for research funds in epidemiology, preventative medicine, and biostatistics has never been more intense and, at the same time, the grant application and review process at such agencies as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is undergoing significant transformation. Writing...

Obesity Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Treatment: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Obesity Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Treatment: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Rexford S. Ahima

February 07, 2014

The book provides a comprehensive perspective on the subject of obesity epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of obesity. The chapters provide a better understanding of obesity and obesity-related diseases and offer an integrative framework for individualized dietary and exercise programs,...

Epidemiology: Study Design and Data Analysis, Third Edition

Epidemiology: Study Design and Data Analysis, Third Edition

Mark Woodward

December 19, 2013

Highly praised for its broad, practical coverage, the second edition of this popular text incorporated the major statistical models and issues relevant to epidemiological studies. Epidemiology: Study Design and Data Analysis, Third Edition continues to focus on the quantitative aspects of...

Analysis of Complex Diseases: A Mathematical Perspective

Analysis of Complex Diseases: A Mathematical Perspective

Guanyu Wang, PhD

December 18, 2013

A complex disease involves many etiological and risk factors operating at multiple levels—molecular, cellular, organismal, and environmental. The incidence of such diseases as cancer, obesity, and diabetes are increasing in occurrence, urging us to think fundamentally and use a broader perspective...

Statistical Analysis of Human Growth and Development

Statistical Analysis of Human Growth and Development

Yin Bun Cheung

October 28, 2013

Statistical Analysis of Human Growth and Development is an accessible and practical guide to a wide range of basic and advanced statistical methods that are useful for studying human growth and development. Designed for nonstatisticians and statisticians new to the analysis of growth and...

Bayesian Methods in Epidemiology

Bayesian Methods in Epidemiology

Lyle D. Broemeling

August 13, 2013

Written by a biostatistics expert with over 20 years of experience in the field, Bayesian Methods in Epidemiology presents statistical methods used in epidemiology from a Bayesian viewpoint. It employs the software package WinBUGS to carry out the analyses and offers the code in the text and for...

Handbook of Survival Analysis

Handbook of Survival Analysis

John P. Klein, Hans C. van Houwelingen, Joseph G. Ibrahim, Thomas H. Scheike

July 22, 2013

Handbook of Survival Analysis presents modern techniques and research problems in lifetime data analysis. This area of statistics deals with time-to-event data that is complicated by censoring and the dynamic nature of events occurring in time. With chapters written by leading researchers in the...

Bayesian Disease Mapping: Hierarchical Modeling in Spatial Epidemiology, Second Edition

Bayesian Disease Mapping: Hierarchical Modeling in Spatial Epidemiology, Second Edition

Andrew B. Lawson

March 18, 2013

Since the publication of the first edition, many new Bayesian tools and methods have been developed for space-time data analysis, the predictive modeling of health outcomes, and other spatial biostatistical areas. Exploring these new developments, Bayesian Disease Mapping: Hierarchical Modeling in...

Joint Models for Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Data: With Applications in R

Joint Models for Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Data: With Applications in R

Dimitris Rizopoulos

June 22, 2012

In longitudinal studies it is often of interest to investigate how a marker that is repeatedly measured in time is associated with a time to an event of interest, e.g., prostate cancer studies where longitudinal PSA level measurements are collected in conjunction with the time-to-recurrence. Joint...

Physical Activity and Public Health Practice

Physical Activity and Public Health Practice

Barbara E. Ainsworth, Caroline A. Macera

February 22, 2012

Physical activity remains a critical area of research as we consider cost-effective measures for lowering the chronic disease epidemic worldwide. In our increasingly automated society, many adults and children are not active at health-enhancing levels. In Physical Activity and Public Health...