Medical Genetics Resources

This web page displays a list of online and print resources related to the topic of Medical Genetics. Some of these resources are free to anyone, and some are restricted to NCI-Frederick personnel only. These resources have come to our attention through various sources. Their inclusion here does not necessarily indicate endorsement by the Scientific Library staff.

Online Resources

Web Sites (Free Access)

Database Searches (Free Access)

Lectures on the Web (Free Access)

Glossaries (Free Access)

Bioethics (Free Access)

Journals Online (Free Access)

Journals Online (Restricted Access)

Books Online (Free Access)

Books Online (Restricted Access)

Books (Print Format)


General Web Sites - Free Access

Cytogenetic Resources

Genetic Alliance

Genetic Alliance UK

Genetic and Rare Conditions

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Genetic Centers, Clinics, and Departments

Genetic Laboratories

Genetic Professional Societies - Human, Medical, and Clinical Genetics

Genetic Testing Registry


Human Genome Epidemiology Network Reviews

Human Genome Project Information

Medical and Clinical Genetics

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center

National Organization for Rare Diseases

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man


Database Searches - Free Access

MedlinePlus "medical ethics OR bioethics" search results

MedlinePlus "medical genetics" search results

MedlinePlus "pharmacogenetics OR gene therapy" search results

PubMed "medical ethics OR bioethics" search results

PubMed "medical genetics" search results

PubMed "pharmacogenetics OR gene therapy"search results

PubMed Central "medical ethics OR bioethics" search results

PubMed Central "medical genetics" search results

PubMed Central "pharmacogenetics OR gene therapy" search results


Lectures on the Web  - Free Access

Current Topics in Genome Analysis Lecture Series 


Glossaries - Free Access

Glossaries of Genome/Human Genetics Terms

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms


Bioethics - Free Access

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH)

Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy

ELSI Research Program at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

The Hastings Center

Kennedy Institute of Ethics


Journals Online Full-Text - Free Access (Browse for possible genetics journals)


Directory of Open Access Journals


Public Library of Science

PubMed Central


Journals Online Full-Text - Restricted Access

Advances in Genetics

American Journal of Human Genetics

American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A

American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics

American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics

Animal Genetics

Annals of Human Genetics

Annual Review of Genetics

Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics

Biochemical Genetics

BMC Genetics

BMC Medical Genetics

Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics

Clinical Genetics

Current Genetics

Current Opinion in Genetics and Development

European Journal of Medical Genetics


Genes, Chromosomes, and Cancer

Genesis: the Journal of Genetics and Development (formerly Developmental Genetics)

Genetics Research


Genetics in Medicine

Genome Research

Journal of Medical Ethics

Journal of Medical Genetics

Mammalian Genome

Nature Genetics

Nature Reviews Genetics

PLoS Genetics

Trends in Genetics


Books Online Full-Text  - Free Access

Chromosomal Variation in Man


National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Bookshelf


Books Online Full-Text - Restricted Access

Annual Review of Genetics

Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics

Current Protocols in Human Genetics

Encyclopedia of Genetics

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Genetics, Genomics, and Proteomics

Handbook of Statistical Genetics


Books - Print Format 

The list below provides some genetics books that are available from the Scientific Library. You can browse the Library's entire collection by using the online catalog.

Advances in genetics (series)
QH 426 .A244

Annual review of genetics (series)
QH 431 .A1 A54

Annual review of genomics and human genetics (series)
QH 447 .A615

Biomedical ethics / edited by Thomas A. Mappes, David DeGrazia 
W 50 .B6153 2001

The Development of human gene therapy / edited by Theodore Friedmann
QZ 50 .D48 1999

Emery and Rimoin's principles and practice of medical genetics
QZ 50 .E533 2002 vols. 1-3

Emery's elements of medical genetics / Robert F. Mueller, Ian D. Young
QZ 50 .M947 2001

Essentials of medical genomics / Stuart M. Brown
QZ 50 .B879 2003

Ethics, animals, and science  / Kevin Dolan 
QY 50 .D58 1999

The Genetic basis of human cancer / edited by Bert Vogelstein, Kenneth W. Kinzler Vogelstein B, Kinzler KW 
QZ 202 .G3297 1998 AND QZ 202 .G3297 2002

Genetics of complex human diseases: a laboratory manual / edited by Ammar Al-Chalabi, Laura Almasy
QZ 50 .A346 2009

Human cytogenetics : a practical approach / edited by D.E. Rooney
QH 431 .H9175 2001 vols. 1-2

Immunology / edited by Ivan Roitt, Jonathan Brostoff, David Male Roitt I, Brostoff J, Male D
QW 504 .R741i 2001

Introduction to molecular medicine / Dennis W. Ross
QZ 50 .R823 2002

Medical ethics at the dawn of the 21st century / edited by Raphael Cohen-Almagor 
W 20.5 .A613 2000 v.913 
(volume in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences series)

Neurogenetics / edited by Stefan-M. Pulst
WL 140 .N4913 2000

Neurogenetics : methods and protocols / edited by Nicholas T. Potter
QU 25 .M5925 2003 v.217
(volume in Methods in Molecular Biology series)

Next-generation genome sequencing: towards personalized medicine / edited by Michal Janitz
QH 445.2 .N49 2008

Single nucleotide polymorphisms : methods and protocols / edited by Pui-Yan Kwok
QU 25 .M5925 2003 v.212 
(volume in Methods in Molecular Biology series)