Sökning: "genetic identity"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 71 avhandlingar innehållade orden genetic identity.

  1. 1. Chosen Children? : An empirical study and a philosophical analysis of moral aspects of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis and germ-line gene therapy

    Författare :Kristin Zeiler; Lennart Nordenfelt; Gunilla Tegern; Karin Sporre; Åge Wifstaad; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Empirical ethics; pre-implantation genetic diagnosis; germ-line gene therapy; qualitative research; philosophical analysis; medical progress; genetic disease; choice; auautonomous; ambivalence; trust; genetic identity; Genterapi; biologisk etik; medicinsk etik; preimplanatorisk genetisk diagnostik; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Sammanfattning : With pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), genetic testing and selective transfer of embryos is possible. In the future, germ-line gene therapy (GLGT) applied to embryos before implantation, in order to introduce missing genes or replace mutant ones, may be possible. LÄS MER

  2. 2. A Post-genomic Forensic Crime Drama : CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Cultural Forum on Science

    Författare :Sofia Bull; Anu Koivunen; Karen Lury; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; CSI; television studies; television history; genre; crime drama; forensic science; representation of science; post-genomic; genetic imaginary; cultural forum; structure of feeling; materiality; complexity; identity; body; kinship; affect; filmvetenskap; Cinema Studies;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examines how the first 10 seasons of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS, 2000–) engage with discourses on science. Investigating CSI’s representation of scientific practices and knowledge, it explicitly attempts to look beyond the generic assumption that forensic crime dramas simply ‘celebrate’ science. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Perceptions of disease. Values and attitudes of patients and medical students

    Författare :Annika Brorsson; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; values; risk factor; autonomy; Attitudes; consultation; disability; disease; family history; family medicine; fear; identity; illness; medical education; medical students; patient-centred; qualitative method; primary care; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Sammanfattning : During the 20th century, the development of biomedical knowledge and the demographical changes have increased the needs and demands for health care in industrialised countries. Illness without evidence of disease and fear of disease are often the reasons for seeking medical care. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Attaining Whiteness : A Sociological Study of Race and Racialization in Russia

    Författare :Nikolay Zakharov; Sven Hort; Vessela Misheva; Mark Bassin; Paavo Bergman; Ian Law; Södertörns högskola; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Racialization; Russia; Sociology of Race and Ethnicity; Racism; Social Theory; Nationalism; Modernity; Soviet Union; Postcolonial Studies; Eastern Europe; Identity; Migration; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Sammanfattning : Attaining Whiteness is the first book-length sociological study of how ideas about race resonate in post-Soviet Russia. The book charts how tropes of self, hybridity, and maturity constitute important symbolic vehicles for applying the idea of race to the drawing of differences. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Role of Melanocyte Lineage Genes in Melanoma

    Författare :Adriana Sanna; Bröstcancer-genetik; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Melanoma; Genetic; Epigenetic; Heterogeneity; MITF; SOX10; CSD;

    Sammanfattning : Malignant melanoma accounts for the highest number of deaths among all skin cancer types, and its incidence has increased dramatically over the past decades. Despite the tremendous therapeutic advances, treatment resistant cells emerge in the vast heterogeneity of melanoma, driving tumor relapse and poor patient outcome. LÄS MER