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The terms pharmacogenomics and pharmacogenetics are often used interchangeably to describe a field of research focused on how genes affect individual responses to medicines. Whether a medicine works well for you—or whether it causes serious side effects—depends, to a certain extent, on your genes.
Study highlights need for population-specific precision medicine programs in Latin America

Study highlights need for population-specific precision medicine programs in Latin America

NIH-funded genome centers to speed up breakthroughs in precision medicine

NIH-funded genome centers to speed up breakthroughs in precision medicine

Agendia and Angsana partner to market MammaPrint, BluePrint breast cancer tests in Southeast Asia

Agendia and Angsana partner to market MammaPrint, BluePrint breast cancer tests in Southeast Asia

Researchers find novel ways to improve participation in clinical research

Researchers find novel ways to improve participation in clinical research

Mayo Clinic researchers identify new possible treatment choice for triple negative breast cancer

Mayo Clinic researchers identify new possible treatment choice for triple negative breast cancer

Genomic science can help healthcare professionals to identify, treat inherited cardiac conditions

Genomic science can help healthcare professionals to identify, treat inherited cardiac conditions

Newly developed drug compound may help treat Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Newly developed drug compound may help treat Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

UCLA scientists identify four subtypes of melanoma with different drug sensitivities

UCLA scientists identify four subtypes of melanoma with different drug sensitivities

Medical University of Vienna to partner with bio.logis GIM in pharmacogenetics

Medical University of Vienna to partner with bio.logis GIM in pharmacogenetics

Five new ways individualized medicine has moved from research lab into clinical care

Five new ways individualized medicine has moved from research lab into clinical care

STRATEC Molecular offers new products to improve liquid biopsy

STRATEC Molecular offers new products to improve liquid biopsy

Mayo study provides vital information on tumor sequencing in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients

Mayo study provides vital information on tumor sequencing in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients

Genetic testing at UMMC helps doctors identify effective medication for heart stent patients

Genetic testing at UMMC helps doctors identify effective medication for heart stent patients

Hamilton Storage launches new SAM HD for reliable, automated sample management in labs

Hamilton Storage launches new SAM HD for reliable, automated sample management in labs

Mayo Clinic recommends four ways physicians can use individualized medicine to treat patients

Mayo Clinic recommends four ways physicians can use individualized medicine to treat patients

Advances in human genotyping arrays: an interview with Rob Brainin

Advances in human genotyping arrays: an interview with Rob Brainin

New research could lead to improved treatment for depression

New research could lead to improved treatment for depression

New study to examine genomics of anti-platelet therapy after coronary interventions

New study to examine genomics of anti-platelet therapy after coronary interventions

Molecular diagnostics of the future: an interview with Elaine Warburton, OBE

Molecular diagnostics of the future: an interview with Elaine Warburton, OBE

Illumina signs initial customer deals for new Global Screening Array

Illumina signs initial customer deals for new Global Screening Array