Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 August 2010

272 Pages | Approx 15 b/w illustrations


ISBN: 9780199565603

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Thalassaemia: The Biography

David Weatherall

Biographies of Disease

  • The first exploration of the history of the disease, written by a world authority in the area
  • Explores the story and background to the disease and the development of research into its genetic implications
  • A fascinating account of the growing scientific understanding and changing attitudes towards the most common genetic disorder
  • Examines the improvements in the control and management of the disease, and new treatments

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