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Community genetics - Course files

Course file - Author(s) References, relevant online documents and resources
Introduction to the module of community genetics - Hanan Hamamy WHO. Community genetics services: report of a WHO consultation on community genetics in low- and middle-income countries. Geneva: WHO; 2010.
Unifactorial or single gene disorders - Hanan Hamamy Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) - NCBI

Genome.gov | Talking Glossary: "Recessive"

Illustrated Glossary -- GeneReviews -- NCBI Bookshelf

Mechanisms of Inheritance

OMIM - Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man

What are the different ways in which a genetic condition can be inherited? - Genetics Home Reference
Basic human genetics: reproductive health and chromosome abnormalities - Hanan Hamamy Down syndrome: prenatal screening and diagnosis : Guidelines, reviews

Sex differentiation disorders : Guidelines, reviews
Multifactorial or polygenic inheritance - Hanan Hamamy McCarthy M, Menzel S. The genetics of type 2 diabetes. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2001 Mar;51(3):195–9.
Genetic counseling - Hanan Hamamy Forrest LE, Delatycki MB, Skene L, Aitken M. Communicating genetic information in families--a review of guidelines and position papers. Eur. J. Hum. Genet. 2007 Jun;15(6):612-8.

Rantanen E, Hietala M, Kristoffersson U, Nippert I, Schmidtke J, Sequeiros J, Kääriäinen H. Regulations and practices of genetic counselling in 38 European countries: the perspective of national representatives. Eur. J. Hum. Genet. 2008 Oct;16(10):1208-16.

Rantanen E, Hietala M, Kristoffersson U, Nippert I, Schmidtke J, Sequeiros J, Kääriäinen H. What is ideal genetic counselling? A survey of current international guidelines. Eur. J. Hum. Genet. 2008 Apr;16(4):445-52.
Consanguineous marriages. Trends, impact on health and counseling - Hanan Hamamy Bittles AH, Black ML. Evolution in health and medicine Sackler colloquium: Consanguinity, human evolution, and complex diseases. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2010 Jan 26;107 Suppl 11779-86.

Tadmouri GO, Nair P, Obeid T, Al Ali MT, Al Khaja N, Hamamy HA. Consanguinity and reproductive health among Arabs. Reprod Health. 2009;617.

Al-Gazali L, Hamamy H, Al-Arrayad S. Genetic disorders in the Arab world. BMJ. 2006 Oct 21;333(7573):831-4.

Hamamy H, Alwan A. Hereditary disorders in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. Bull. World Health Organ. 1994;72(1):145-54.

Shami SA, Schmitt LH, Bittles AH. Consanguinity related prenatal and postnatal mortality of the populations of seven Pakistani Punjab cities. J. Med. Genet. 1989 Apr;26(4):267-71.

Devi AR, Rao NA, Bittles AH. Inbreeding and the incidence of childhood genetic disorders in Karnataka, South India. J. Med. Genet. 1987 Jun;24(6):362-5.
Prenatal genetic screening and diagnosis - Hanan Hamamy Wieacker P, Steinhard J. The prenatal diagnosis of genetic diseases. Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2010 Dec;107(48):857–62.
Primary prevention of congenital disorders - Hanan Hamamy Bennett RL. The family medical history as a tool in preconception consultation. J Community Genet. 2012 Jul;3(3):175-83.

De Wert GM, Dondorp WJ, Knoppers BM. Preconception care and genetic risk: ethical issues. J Community Genet. 2012 Jul;3(3):221-8.
Research priorities in integrating community genetic services in primary care settings - Hanan Hamamy Khoshnood B, Greenlees R, Loane M, Dolk H. Paper 2: EUROCAT public health indicators for congenital anomalies in Europe. Birth Defects Res Part A Clin Mol Teratol. 2011 Mar;91 Suppl 1S16–22.