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Written by 30 authors from all over the world, this book provides a unique overview of exciting discoveries and surprising developments in human genetics over the last 50 years.
The individual contributions, based on seven international workshops on the history of human genetics, cover a diverse range of topics, including the early years of the discipline, gene mapping and diagnostics. Further, they discuss the status quo of human genetics in different countries and highlight the value of genetic counseling as an important subfield of medical genetics.
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Written by 30 authors from all over the world, this book provides a unique overview of exciting discoveries and surprising developments in human genetics over the last 50 years.


The individual contributions, based on seven international workshops on the history of human genetics, cover a diverse range of topics, including the early years of the discipline, gene mapping and diagnostics. Further, they discuss the status quo of human genetics in different countries and highlight the value of genetic counseling as an important subfield of medical genetics.


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  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
  • Seitenzahl: 576
  • Erscheinungstermin: 10.05.2017
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9783319517834
  • Artikelnr.: 53032952
Autorenporträt
Heike I. Petermann studied history and German literature at the Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen. Her two main fields of interests are the history of anaesthesiology and the history human genetics. Since 2000 she has been secretary of the DGAI's Arbeitskreis für Geschichte der Anästhesie. She was also member of editorial office of 55 years German Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine. Tradition and Innovation. In 2011 she started her own research project on the history of human genetics, funded by the DFG. She has also been involved in organising international conferences.Peter S. Harper was born in Barnstaple, UK, and was educated at Oxford University, with medical training in London. After clinical posts in neurology and paediatrics he entered the field of medical genetics and worked first in Liverpool with Cyril Clarke and then as research fellow with Victor McKusick at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. After completing his doctoral thesis, in 1971
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction Heike I. Petermann, Peter S. Harper, and Susanne Doetz
Part I Workshops on the History of Human Genetics
The International Workshops on Genetics, Medicine and History: An Overview, 2003-2015 Peter S. Harper and Heike I. Petermann
Part II Beginning of Human Genetics
Ancestral Concepts of Human Genetics and Molecular Medicine in Epicurean Philosophy Christos Yapijakis
Bateson and the Doctors: The Introduction of Mendelian Genetics to the British Medical Community 1900-1910 Alan R. Rushton
Part III Genetics and Medicine
Pedigrees and Prejudices: Pre-WWII Inherited Disease Classification at the US Eugenics Record Office Philip K. Wilson
Aldred Scott Warthin's Family 'G': The American Plot Against Cancer and Heredity (1895-1940) Toine Pieters
Genetic Discrimination in the Doctoring of Cancer and Alcoholism Stephen Snelders, Charles D. Kaplan, Frans J. Meijman, and Toine Pieters
The Genomization of Biology: Counterbalancing Radical Reductionism Ricardo Noguera-Solano, Rosaura Ruiz-Gutierrez, and Juan Manuel Rodriguez-Caso
A Brief History of Uncertainty in Medical Genetics and Genomics Reed E. Pyeritz
Part IV Countries
"Nature's Laboratories of Human Genetics": Alpine Isolates, Hereditary Diseases and Medical Genetic Fieldwork, 1920-1970 Pascal Germann
Some Thoughts on Genetics and Politics. The Historical Misrepresentation of Scandinavian Eugenics and Sterilization Nils Roll-Hansen
Changing the Point of View: The History of Human Genetics as an Applied Science in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1945-1975 Heike I. Petermann
Herbert Bach (1926-1996): One of the Pioneers of Human Genetics in East Germany (GDR) JEURorg Pittelkow
Concise History of Prenatal Diagnostic Service in Russia Vladislav S. Baranov
Foundation of the International Federation of Human Genetic Societies: The Catalyst Karen Birmingham
Part V Gene Mapping
The First Human Genetic Map 1936 Alan R. Rushton
Glasgow Contributions to Human Gene Mapping Malcolm A. Ferguson-Smith
Human Gene Mapping: The Mass Media Iconography of the Human Genome Project in the Most Popular Greek Newspapers Constantinos Morfakis
Part VI Narrated History
National Human Genome Research Institute History of Genomics Oral History Program: An Example of "Triangulation" Christopher Donohue
Narrating Genes: How Patients with Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Interpret an Emerging Disease Aetiology and How We Can Make Sense Out of It by Developing a Historically and Sociologically Informed Framework Dana Mahr
Part VII Genetic Counselling
The Establishment of Genetic Counselling in Sweden: 1940-1980 Maria BjEURorkman and Anna Tunlid
Counselling, Risk and Prevention in Human Genetic Early Diagnosis in the Federal Republic of Germany Birgit Nemec and Gabriele Moser
"The Happiness of the Individual Is of Primary Importance": Genetic Counselling in the GDR Susanne Doetz <
Remarks on the History of Genetic Counselling in Czechoslovakia, 1945-1990 Michal V. Simunek
The Establishment of Human Genetic Counselling in Austria in the 1970s in Between the Establishment of Human Genetics and the Eugenic Indication of Abortion Katja Geiger and Thomas Mayer
Genetic Counselling in Belgium: The Centre for Human Genetics< at the University of Leuven, 1960-1990 Joris Vandendriessche
Genetic Counselling for Mediterranean Anaemia in Post-war Greece Alexandra Barmpouti
Karyotyping and the Emergence of Genetic Counselling in Mexico in the 1960s Ana Barahona
Newborn Screening on the Cusp of Genetic Screening: From Solidarity in Public Health to Personal Counselling Margherita Brusa and Michael Y. Barilan
Feminist Criticism of Genetic Counselling in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century Shachar Zuckerman
The Evolving Concept of Non-directiveness in Genetic Counselling Angus Clarke
A Comparative and Social History of Genetic Counselling? Jean-Paul Gaudilliere