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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.
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

IRA to offer Personal Genetic Health and Ancestry Testing to residents of Latin America

IRA to offer Personal Genetic Health and Ancestry Testing to residents of Latin America

StayWell Consumer Health Publishing to feature consumer health information in Pathway Genomics Genetic Health Report

StayWell Consumer Health Publishing to feature consumer health information in Pathway Genomics Genetic Health Report

Study validates Transgenomic's COLD-PCR technology for colorectal tumor-associated KRAS mutation detection

Study validates Transgenomic's COLD-PCR technology for colorectal tumor-associated KRAS mutation detection

Medco Health Solutions acquires DNA Direct

Medco Health Solutions acquires DNA Direct

Asuragen enters into research agreements to develop microRNA-based diagnostic test

Asuragen enters into research agreements to develop microRNA-based diagnostic test

Global market for oncology drugs is forecast to reach $80 billion by 2050

Global market for oncology drugs is forecast to reach $80 billion by 2050

ACM Global Central Laboratory launches enhanced version of its proprietary LabStar system

ACM Global Central Laboratory launches enhanced version of its proprietary LabStar system

Carlos Slim Health Institute launches major research project in genomic medicine

Carlos Slim Health Institute launches major research project in genomic medicine

ESF-UB Conference to concentrate on potentially clinically relevant polymorphisms

ESF-UB Conference to concentrate on potentially clinically relevant polymorphisms