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Genetic Causes of Cardiac Disease

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  • Presents the recent developments in the field of cardiac disease genetics.
  • Different models for study and analysis are discussed, including iPSC.
  • Written and edited by leading figures in the field.
  • Written for scientists and clinicians alike.

Part of the book series: Cardiac and Vascular Biology (Abbreviated title: Card. vasc. biol., volume 7)

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This book provides a comprehensive summary of the latest developments in the field of the genomics of cardiac disease. Written and edited by leading clinicians and scientists involved in the analysis and therapy of genetic cardiac disorders, it discusses the genetic causes of a variety of cardiac diseases, such as the complex genetics and etiology of congenital heart diseases. It also explores sex differences in prevalent diseases, genetics-based therapeutic strategies and the use of various animal models and alternatives.

The book is intended for research scientists and clinical scientists in the cardiovascular field, human geneticists and cardiologists.

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Table of contents (12 chapters)

Editors and Affiliations

  • IIEG, University of Lubeck, Lübeck, Germany

    Jeanette Erdmann

  • I Medical Dept (Cardiology), Klinikum Rechts der Isar of the Technical University Munich, München, Germany

    Alessandra Moretti

About the editors

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jeanette Erdmann is DZHK Professor and Director of the Institute for Cardiogenetics at the University of Lübeck, Germany.

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Alessandra Moretti is an Associate Professor at the Technical University of Munich and Head of Cardiac Regenerative Medicine, at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Genetic Causes of Cardiac Disease

  • Editors: Jeanette Erdmann, Alessandra Moretti

  • Series Title: Cardiac and Vascular Biology

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-27370-5Published: 09 December 2019

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-27373-6Published: 08 January 2021

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-27371-2Published: 27 November 2019

  • Series ISSN: 2509-7830

  • Series E-ISSN: 2509-7849

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: VI, 406

  • Number of Illustrations: 6 b/w illustrations, 26 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Human Physiology, Human Genetics, Cardiology, Animal Models

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