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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 to determine link between insulin glargine and cancer

Study to determine link between insulin glargine and cancer

Diabetic patients exposed to insulin glargine have higher incidence of cancer, shows study

Diabetic patients exposed to insulin glargine have higher incidence of cancer, shows study

Transgenomic's SURVEYOR Scan K-RAS mutation detection kit launched

Transgenomic's SURVEYOR Scan K-RAS mutation detection kit launched

New pharmacology textbook released by Elsevier

New pharmacology textbook released by Elsevier

Study identifies genetic link between vitamin D and heart disease

Study identifies genetic link between vitamin D and heart disease

Emerging cancer vaccines: Forecasts, new developments and pipeline analysis

Emerging cancer vaccines: Forecasts, new developments and pipeline analysis

FDA grants Fast Track designation for ARCA biopharma's Gencaro

FDA grants Fast Track designation for ARCA biopharma's Gencaro

TGen Drug Development and IPC collaborate to speed up research discoveries for cancer patients

TGen Drug Development and IPC collaborate to speed up research discoveries for cancer patients

PsoriasisDX to present seminar on Genetic Screening for Psoriatic Arthritis

PsoriasisDX to present seminar on Genetic Screening for Psoriatic Arthritis

ARCA biopharma provides financial and Gencaro NDA update

ARCA biopharma provides financial and Gencaro NDA update

ACM Global Central Laboratory celebrates landmark anniversary

ACM Global Central Laboratory celebrates landmark anniversary

Treatment of angina patients with ivabradine reduces risk of cardiovascular death

Treatment of angina patients with ivabradine reduces risk of cardiovascular death

IPIT uses Affymetrix’s DMET Plus biomarker panel to expand the PGENI

IPIT uses Affymetrix’s DMET Plus biomarker panel to expand the PGENI

Physicians' recognize benefits of genetic testing; say formal education required to put it into practice

Physicians' recognize benefits of genetic testing; say formal education required to put it into practice

Ambry Genetics awarded CSP status for Agilent's SureSelect Target Enrichment System

Ambry Genetics awarded CSP status for Agilent's SureSelect Target Enrichment System

Diagnostics industry in Asia Pacific poised to present more growth opportunities

Diagnostics industry in Asia Pacific poised to present more growth opportunities

Transgenomic adds DFCI's Cold-PCR mutation detection technology to its portfolio

Transgenomic adds DFCI's Cold-PCR mutation detection technology to its portfolio

The CE Marked HairDX Genetic Test for Hair Loss launched in Europe

The CE Marked HairDX Genetic Test for Hair Loss launched in Europe

Ingenuity Systems, Millennium Science announce a multi-year deal for Ingenuity Pathway Analysis with QFAB

Ingenuity Systems, Millennium Science announce a multi-year deal for Ingenuity Pathway Analysis with QFAB

Pharmacogenomics Centre deploys the Isilon IQ to accelerate its next-generation genetic sequencing operations

Pharmacogenomics Centre deploys the Isilon IQ to accelerate its next-generation genetic sequencing operations