Vol 4, No 2 (April 2015): Translational Pediatrics (Studies on Genetic Diseases for better therapies in Pediatrics)


Zhanhe Wu, Jennifer A. Byrne

Review Article

Genetic causes of cancer predisposition in children and adolescents
Federica Saletta, Luciano Dalla Pozza, Jennifer A. Byrne
Down syndrome and leukemia: insights into leukemogenesis and translational targets
Marion K. Mateos, Draga Barbaric, Sally-Anne Byatt, Rosemary Sutton, Glenn M. Marshall
Spanning the genomics era: the vital role of a single institution biorepository for childhood cancer research over a decade
Li Zhou, Daniel Catchpoole
Genomic diversity in myeloproliferative neoplasms: focus on myelofibrosis
Nisha R. Singh
Emerging technologies in paediatric leukaemia
Amanda Dixon-McIver
Somatic DNA mutation analysis in targeted therapy of solid tumours
Bing Yu, Sandra A. O’Toole, Ronald J. Trent
Retinal dystrophies, genomic applications in diagnosis and prospects for therapy
Benjamin M. Nash, Dale C. Wright, John R. Grigg, Bruce Bennetts, Robyn V. Jamieson
Autosomal ring chromosomes in human genetic disorders
Moh-Ying Yip
Genetics of monoamine neurotransmitter disorders
Wai-Kwan Siu
Molecular genetic studies of complete hydatidiform moles
Louise Carey, Benjamin M. Nash, Dale C. Wright
1st trimester miscarriage: four decades of study
Kathy Hardy, Philip John Hardy


The focused issue “Studies on Genetic Diseases for better therapies in Pediatrics” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Pediatrics without any sponsorship or funding. Zhanhe Wu and Jennifer A. Byrne served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the focused issue.