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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.
Screening and diagnostic tests contribute to health care value across spectrum of care

Screening and diagnostic tests contribute to health care value across spectrum of care

Cepheid receives approval to market Xpert(R) HemosIL(R) FII & FV test

Cepheid receives approval to market Xpert(R) HemosIL(R) FII & FV test

Symposium on genetics of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis to be held

Symposium on genetics of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis to be held

Advanced Hair Studio to introduce genetic baldness tests in Australia

Advanced Hair Studio to introduce genetic baldness tests in Australia

PsoriasisDX Genetic Test for Psoriatic arthritis launched

PsoriasisDX Genetic Test for Psoriatic arthritis launched

New book on pharmacology launched

New book on pharmacology launched

iMedicor and Transgenomic to develop an educational marketing program for NuroPro

iMedicor and Transgenomic to develop an educational marketing program for NuroPro

Concept of wellness can yield greater savings

Concept of wellness can yield greater savings

Clinical Logistics partners with a GLP compliant laboratory

Clinical Logistics partners with a GLP compliant laboratory

Clinical research paper on 2D gel electrophoresis for identifying protein biomarkers

Clinical research paper on 2D gel electrophoresis for identifying protein biomarkers

University of Maryland researchers perform a  genome-wide association study of ADP-stimulated platelet aggregation

University of Maryland researchers perform a genome-wide association study of ADP-stimulated platelet aggregation

Transgenomic reports Q2 2009 financials

Transgenomic reports Q2 2009 financials

New research shows that a “breast cancer gene” causes osmidrosis and makes earwax wet and sticky

New research shows that a “breast cancer gene” causes osmidrosis and makes earwax wet and sticky

UB and AHRM, Inc. help Buffalo join the electronic medical revolution

UB and AHRM, Inc. help Buffalo join the electronic medical revolution

Optimizing dosage of blood-thinning drug warfarin

Optimizing dosage of blood-thinning drug warfarin

Postmenopausal patients being considered for tamoxifen therapy should be tested for CYP2D6 gene deficiency

Postmenopausal patients being considered for tamoxifen therapy should be tested for CYP2D6 gene deficiency

New genetic test for baldness

New genetic test for baldness

Genetic biomarker linked to subcutaneous growth hormone dose-response

Genetic biomarker linked to subcutaneous growth hormone dose-response

Metabolic genes tied to inflammatory predictor of heart disease and stroke risk

Metabolic genes tied to inflammatory predictor of heart disease and stroke risk

Can IT fuel the race to the $1,000 human genome?

Can IT fuel the race to the $1,000 human genome?