The Exposome,
Edition 2 A New Paradigm for the Environment and Health
By Gary W. Miller

Publication Date: 03 Jun 2020

The Exposome: A New Paradigm for the Environment and Health, Second Edition, is a thoroughly expanded and updated edition of The Exposome: A Primer, the first book dedicated to the topic. This new release outlines the purpose and scope of this emerging field of study, its practical applications, and how it complements a broad range of disciplines. The book contains sections on -omics-based technologies, newer detection methods, managing and integrating exposome data (including maps, models, computation and systems biology), and more. Both students and scientists in toxicology, environmental health, epidemiology and public health will benefit from this rigorous, yet readable, overview.

This updated edition includes a more in-depth examination of the exposome, including full references, further reading and thought questions.

Key Features

  • Addresses an emerging field that connects with other exciting disciplines
  • Written by a single author who is a leader in the field
  • Includes new content that widely expands on the first edition
About the author
By Gary W. Miller, Vice Dean for Research Strategy and Innovation, Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA
Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Need of the Exposome2. Genes, Genomes and Genomics: A Historical Perspective of Genomics up to Modern Day Advances3. What is Nurture?4. The Environment: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly5. Collecting Exposure Information, Signals, Noise and Noise-Measure6. Technological Issues7. Exposome and Pathways8. Big Data for the Exposome9. The Exposome in the Community10. The Exposome in Large Human Studies11. The Exposome in the Future

Book details
ISBN: 9780128140796
Page Count: 298
Retail Price : £97.99

9780128053485; 9780128042274


Graduate students and professional scientists interested in environmental mediators of disease. These include graduate students and scientists from such disciplines as toxicology, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, genetics, public health, medicine, and nursing as well as advanced undergraduates in biology and health.