Table of Contents

The gene in the twenty-first century / C.C. Liew and V.J. Dzau.
Techniques and technologies in the hunt for disease genes: blood gene expression profiling / S. Mohr and C.C. Liew.
Monogenic hypercholesterolemia / Ruth McPherson.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy / A.J. Marian.
Dilated cardiomyopathy and other cardiomyopathies / Mitra Esfandiarei, Robert Yanagawa, and Bruce M. McManus.
The long QT syndrome / Sabina Kupershmidt, Kamilla Kelemen, and Tadashi Nakajima.
Atherosclerosis / Päivi Pajukanta, Kiat Tan, and C.C. Liew.
Heart failure / Markus Meyer and Peter VanBuren.
The implications of genes on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and therapeutics of hypertension / Kiat Tsong Tan and C.C. Liew.
Gene therapy for cardiovascular disease: inserting new genes, regulating the expression of native genes, and correcting genetic defects / Ion S. Jovin and Frank J. Giordano.
Stem cell therapy for cardiovascular disease / Emerson C. Perin and Guilherme V. Silva.
Pharmacogenetics and personalized medicine / Julie A. Johnson and Issam Zineh.