Genetic Diseases and Gene Therapies

This informative and visually engaging series takes a look at well known though often little-understood genetically inherited diseases. Each book addresses a different disease, including its causes, and how those who have it cope with day-to-day life and treatment. Furthermore, the texts examine the genetic cause of each condition, explaining the role of genetics in disease inheritance and outlining the history of gene research. The series also looks at cutting-edge new treatments, highlighting the pioneering work of genetic scientists, including gene manipulation and gene therapy.
• Addresses the curricular mandates of the Next Generation Science Standards, including an understanding of genetics and inheritance of traits
• Colorful, engaging designs and clear, concise text keep readers fascinated and informed
• Sidebars integrate tales of real sufferers of the disease and how they have coped and handled treatment

Product type: Single Copy Set
ISBN: 978-1-4994-4005-8
Copyright: 2019
Reading Level: Grade 5
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Dimensions: 7 1/4" x 9 1/4"