The Language of Life

The Language of Life

DNA and the Revolution in Personalized Medicine

Book - 2010 | 1st ed
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"His groundbreaking work has changed the very ways we consider our health and examine disease." --Barack Obama

From Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institute of Health, 2007 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and 15-year head of the Human Genome Project, comes one of the most important medical books of the year: The Language of Life. With accessible, insightful prose, Dr. Collins describes the medical, scientific, and genetic revolution that is currently unlocking the secrets of "personalized medicine," and offers practical advice on how to utilize these discoveries for you and your family's current and future health and well-being. In the words of Dr. Jerome Groopman (How Doctors Think), The Language of Life "sets out hope without hype, and will enrich the mind and uplift the heart."

Publisher: New York : Harper, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061733178
Branch Call Number: 616.042 COL 2010
Characteristics: xxv, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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