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Author Johnson, Mark, author.

Title One in a billion : the story of Nic Volker and the dawn of genomic medicine / Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  616.042 JOHNSON    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  616.042 JOHNSON    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  616.042 JOHNSON    Check Shelf
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description vi, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-238) and index.
Contents At the Threshold -- Beyond the Four Letters -- Try Me -- The Pied Piper -- An Extraordinary Patient -- Diagnostic Odyssey -- Spiders on the Ceiling -- Big Steps and Fast -- Patient X -- No More Secrets -- Survivors -- The Dragon -- The Genome Joke -- Why Are We Here? -- Unknown Territory -- I'm Going to Tell You a Story -- Fine White Threads -- Thousands of Suspects -- The Culprit -- Faith and Doubt -- The Smell of Creamed Corn -- Inheritance -- Come Along and Follow Me.
Summary "A full-length medical narrative by two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists traces the scientific breakthroughs surrounding a Wisconsin youth whose mysterious illness was cured through unprecedented gene sequencing,"--NoveList.
Subject Medical genetics -- Case studies.
Personalized medicine.
Volker, Nic -- Health.
Added Author Gallagher, Kathleen, author.
ISBN 1451661320
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