Maria Puiu

Victor Babeș University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timișoara

Maria Puiu is a professor and chief of human genetics department at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy 'Victor Babes” Timisoara, Romania. She is also chief of genetics department in the Emergency Hospital for Children 'Louis Turcanu” Timisoara. Between 2010-2018, she has been the President of the Romanian Society of Medical Genetics. She is an expert in both genetics and pediatrics. During her professional career, Professor Puiu has published over 300 articles in national and international journals, along with more than 35 books, guidelines and courses. Her career focus is centered on rare diseases, influencing research and awareness in this field. She is a founding member and vice-president of the National Alliance for Rare Diseases, and works on improving policies and implementing projects for the National Rare Diseases Plan. She was involved in grant projects focused on rare diseases and she is an expert evaluator for the European FP7 on rare diseases program.

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Human genetics is the medical field with the most rapid progress. This book aims to provide an overview on some of the latest developments in several genetic diseases. It contains 14 chapters focused on various genetic disorders addressing epidemiology, etiology, molecular basis and novel treatment options for these diseases. The chapters were written by 41 collaborators, from 8 different countries in Europe, Asia, and America, with great expertise in their field. Chapters are heterogeneous, offering a welcomed personalized view on each particular subject. The book does not offer a systematic overview of human genetic disorders. However, they are a valuable resource for medical practitioners, researchers, biologists and students in various medical sciences.

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