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Contents Preface Introduction Part 1 The foundations of human and medical genetics Chapter 1 Before Mendel 2 Mendelism and human inherited disorders 3 The rise of classical genetics 4 The beginnings of molecular biology Part 2 Human genetics Chapter 5 Human chromosomes 6 Human biochemical genetics 7 The human gene map 8 Genes, populations and human inherited disorders 9 Human genetics as a scientific discipline Part 3 Medical Genetics Chapter 10 From human to medical genetics 11 The elements of medical genetics 12 Medical genetics, the laboratory basis 13 Human molecular genetics 14 The management, therapy and prevention of genetic disease Part 4 Genetics and Society Chapter 15 Eugenics 16 The tragedy of Russian genetics 17 Medical genetics, the ethical dimension Part 5 Conclusion and appendices Chapter 18 History in the making Appendix I General sources II Timeline References
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Medical genetics -- History.
Genetics, Medical -- history.
History, Modern 1601-.