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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.
QPS acquires Xendo Drug Development

QPS acquires Xendo Drug Development

NIH awards $2.8M grant for development of diagnostic multiplex testing platform with BMB technology

NIH awards $2.8M grant for development of diagnostic multiplex testing platform with BMB technology

Gen-Probe invests $50M in Pacific Biosciences

Gen-Probe invests $50M in Pacific Biosciences

Kendle offers BNA imaging technology for monitoring brain electro-physiological network activity

Kendle offers BNA imaging technology for monitoring brain electro-physiological network activity

Asuragen obtains license to integrate BRAF V600E mutation sequence into its molecular diagnostic products

Asuragen obtains license to integrate BRAF V600E mutation sequence into its molecular diagnostic products

Various aspects of consumer genetics to be discussed at 2nd Annual Consumer Genetics Conference

Various aspects of consumer genetics to be discussed at 2nd Annual Consumer Genetics Conference

WaferGen Biosystems first-quarter revenues increase to $389,785

WaferGen Biosystems first-quarter revenues increase to $389,785

ACM Global renews CAP accreditation for the third time

ACM Global renews CAP accreditation for the third time

SNP biomarker could reduce guesswork associated with prescribing drugs

SNP biomarker could reduce guesswork associated with prescribing drugs

Iris Biotechnologies receives two new Canadian patents

Iris Biotechnologies receives two new Canadian patents

Researchers use healthy person's complete genome sequence to predict risk for dozens of diseases

Researchers use healthy person's complete genome sequence to predict risk for dozens of diseases

Genetic test to predict newborns requiring hospital readmission shortly after birth

Genetic test to predict newborns requiring hospital readmission shortly after birth

Experts discuss recent advancements in personalized medicine for treating childhood disorders

Experts discuss recent advancements in personalized medicine for treating childhood disorders

First-of-its-kind conference on personalized medicine for pediatric patients

First-of-its-kind conference on personalized medicine for pediatric patients

Positive preclinical pharmacokinetic data for XMT-1001 presented at AACR 2010

Positive preclinical pharmacokinetic data for XMT-1001 presented at AACR 2010

Fairbanks Institute and BioServe to co-market next generation biorepository, INbank

Fairbanks Institute and BioServe to co-market next generation biorepository, INbank

Minimal improvements made in survival rates of AYA population with cancer

Minimal improvements made in survival rates of AYA population with cancer

FASEB President describes critical role biomedical research plays in improving public health

FASEB President describes critical role biomedical research plays in improving public health

Genetic test for autism: Transgenomic licenses exclusive intellectual property from IntegraGen

Genetic test for autism: Transgenomic licenses exclusive intellectual property from IntegraGen

Medco Health Solutions announces record 16.7% increase in total net revenues for 2009

Medco Health Solutions announces record 16.7% increase in total net revenues for 2009