Handbook of Personalized Medicine: Advances in Nanotechnology, Drug Delivery, and Therapy

Ioannis S. Vizirianakis

February 12, 2014 by Pan Stanford
Reference - 1560 Pages - 48 Color & 88 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9789814411196 - CAT# N10744


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  • Features crucial multidisciplinary cutting-edge advancements that possess the potential to enable practical and broad utility of personalized medicine decisions in prognosis, diagnosis and drug delivery
  • Presents interdisciplinary thematic issues contributing to wide, feasible and cost-affordable implementation of personalized medicine and pharmacogenomics into routine healthcare is innovative, comprehensive and informative
  • Includes contributions from leading scientists actively engaged in research within their area of expertise


This book compiles multidisciplinary efforts to conceptualize the environment in research and clinical setting that creates the fertile ground for the practical utility of personalized medicine decisions and also enables clinical pharmacogenomics for establishing pharmacotyping in drug prescription. Its covers innovative drug formulations and nanotheranostics, molecular imaging and signatures, translational nanomedicine and informatics, stem cell therapy approaches, modeling and predictability of drug response, pharmacogenetics-guided drug prescription, pediatric drug dosing, pharmacovigilance and regulatory aspects, ethical and cost-effectiveness issues, pharmacogenomics knowledge bases, personal genome sequencing, molecular diagnostics, as well as information-based medicine.