Aging, Biotechnology, and the Future Illustrated Edition

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ISBN-10: 9780801887888
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Editorial Reviews


"This is a brilliant and useful book that summarizes much information from different points of view into a unified whole... So vibrant in its clarity, so audacious in its thinking, it adds much to the luster of this remarkable book, one that deserves a wide readership."

(Doody's Review Service)

"A comprehensive yet concise, simple-to-read synopsis of the issue involving modern biotechnology/aging research... Highly recommended."


"A thought-provoking starting point for anyone interested in the varied and reciprocal implications of population aging and developments in biotechnology."

(Stephen J. Cutler, PhD Gerontologist)

"An approachable... collection of essays"

(Gareth Southwell Metapsychology)

About the Author

Catherine Y. Read, Ph.D., R.N., is an associate professor of adult health and associate dean of the Undergraduate Program at the Boston College School of Nursing. Robert C. Green, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor of neurology, medicine, and epidemiology at the Boston University School of Medicine. Michael A. Smyer, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology and director of the Center on Aging and Work at Boston College. He is the coeditor of Challenges of an Aging Society, also published by Johns Hopkins.

Product details

  • ASIN : 0801887887
  • Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press; Illustrated edition (June 16, 2008)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 296 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9780801887888
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0801887888
  • Item Weight : 1.25 pounds
  • Dimensions : 6 x 0.95 x 9 inches
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