Tufts OpenCourseware
Author: Laurie Ann Demmer, M.D.


Recommended Text

  • Jorde LB, Carey JC, Bamshad MJ, and White RL: Medical Genetics, 3rd edition, Mosby 2003

Useful Websites

  • Genetics Education Center, University of Kansas Medical Center: http://www.kumc.edu/gec/prof/genewww.html (This is one of the best web sites to “surf” for information on all aspects of medical genetics.)

Recommended Additional Text

  • Korf BR. Human Genetics: A Problem-Based Approach. Blackwell Science, Cambridge MA, 1996.

Other Useful Texts and General Reference Books

  • Gelehrter TD, Collins FS, Ginsburg, D.: Principles of Medical Genetics, 2nd ed. Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore 1998.
  • Jones KL: Smith’s Recognizable Patterns of Human Malformation, 5th ed., WB Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 1996.
  • Rimoin DL, Connor JM, Pyeritz RE: Emery and Rimoin’s Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics, 3rd Ed., Churchill Livingstone, New York, 1996. Robinson A, Linden MG: Clinical Genetics Handbook, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Cambridge, MA 1993.

Specialized Books

  • deGrouchy J, Turleau C: Clinical Atlas of Human Chromosomes, 2nd ed. John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1984.
  • Harper PS: Practical Genetic Counseling, 4th ed., Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, 1993
  • Milunsky A: Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment, 4th ed. John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1998.
  • Scriver CR, Beaudet AL, Sly WS, Valle D: The Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease, 7th ed. Mc-Graw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1994.