The subject of genetics is gaining utmost importance in the medical science. However, most of the medical students find this subject difficult to understand and therefore, neglect it. The aim of this book is to present the text in such a way that it provides the clear and conceptual understanding of the subject. A simple and concise account of the genetic basis of various diseases, cancers and embryonic development is given to make the subject directly applicable to the medical science. It is hoped that the undergraduate and postgraduate students of medical science and clinicians will find this book interesting and useful.
About the Author
Professor G.P. Pal (MBBS, MS, FASI, DSc, FAMS, FNASc, FASc, Bhatnagar Laureate), is an eminent teacher with more than three decades of teaching experience. Currently, he is Director at the Modern Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore. Earlier, he had been Head, Department of Anatomy at MP Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, Gujarat, and was the visiting Associate Professor at he Medical College of Pennsylvaia, Philadelphia, USA. He has to his credit, numerous publications and journals of international repute. He has received many national awards and honours for his research. His research work is cited in more than 50 standard textbooks throughout the world. He has authored many well accepted books, that include: “Illustrated Textbook of Neuroanatomy”, “Textbook of Histology”, “Genetics in Dentistry”, “General Anatomy”, “Human Osteology”, “Basics of Medical Genetics”, and “Medical Genetics for Dental Students”. He has been also the co-author of Professor Inderbir Singh’s “Human Embryology.