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Historical perspectives in genetics

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For interesting perspectives on the history of genetics, please refer to these websites, books and papers: Electronic Scholarly Publishing, started by Robert J Robbins. Nature Reviews in Genetics series on Historical Profiles and the History of genetic diseases. Landmarks in Medical Genetics Classic Papers with Commentaries Edited by Peter S. Harper ISBN 13: 9780195159301 ISBN […]



Drugs for rare conditions

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J Intern Med. 2006 Jul;260(1):1-10. A journey of hope: lessons learned from studies on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Wastfelt M, Fadeel B, Henter JI.   This article gives interesting insights on the development of orphan drugs for rare disorders. It also contains a list of great websites.   Thank you very much in advance […]



Science blogs and related websites

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Scientific american This week in science Science roll, a journey in genetics and medicine On genetics Ouroboros, research in the biology of aging Fierce bio researcher Evolution research North Carolina Science Blogging Conference News science digest Science blogs Rosie Redfield Research Biohackery Stem cell research blog Science sampler Science and reason Bio::blogs and the conference edition […]



MIT open course ware

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See MIT’s online courses on the website of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology.   Thank you very much in advance for your contributions to this blog (Click on login to register and post a message). Philippe Campeau, MD Resident in Medical Genetics at McGill University OMMBID Blog Administrator



Science blogs

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 Here a few interesting blogs related to genetics:   Genetics and Health, administered by the astute Hsein-Hsein Lei The Loom, by Carl Zimmer Bioethics is written by the editors of the American Journal of Biotheics Free Association (Nature Genetics Blog)  Gene expression spy mobile Pharyngula The Minnesota Gene Pool Blog Notes from the biomass, a bioinformatics […]



The Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases

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Orphanet continues its quest to to improve the management and treatment of genetic, auto-immune or infectious rare diseases, rare cancers, or not yet classified rare diseases. It launched the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. The editors in chief are Ségolène Aymé, Inserm, Hôpital Broussais; Bruno Dallapiccola, Istituto CSS-Mendel; and Dian Donnai,The Victoria University of Manchester. […]



Online teaching cases

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www.genetictools.org This website has a section on genetics concepts & skills, teaching cases which could arise in the primary care practice, and a section on ethical, legal, social, and cultural issues related to genetic testing. It can thus serve as a good introduction to the field of medical genetics. Thank you very much in advance […]



Syndroc

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Syndroc is a searchable online database describing frequent dysmorphic syndromes. It was designed by Daniel F. Schorderet. It can be a useful adjunct to OMIM, Possum, and the  Winter-Baraitser Dysmorphology Database. Thank you very much in advance for your contributions to this blog (Click on login to register and post a message). Philippe Campeau, MD […]