Diagnosing and Treating Genetic Diseases
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Topic Phrases and Words

ADA (adenosine deaminase) deficiency

Breast cancer

Chromosomes and genes

Chronic granulomatous disease

Cystic Fibrosis

Designing your children


Disease: causes

Dominant, recessive and X-linked traits

ELSI (Ethical, Legal and Social Implications)

Enzyme replacement therapy


Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)

Gaucher disease

Gene therapy (ethical questions)

Genetic testing ethical questions–prenatal

Genetic testing ethical questions–adults

Gregor Mendel

Linkage analysis

Polymerasae chain reaction (PCR)

Recombinant DNA

rTPA -- the clot-buster

Safety guidelines

Sickle cell anemia


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Revolution in Progress: Human Genetics and Medical Research/
National Institutes of Health