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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.
Gene of immune system linked to severe adverse drug reaction called Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS)

Gene of immune system linked to severe adverse drug reaction called Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS)

New research to predict patient response to cancer chemotherapies

New research to predict patient response to cancer chemotherapies

St. John’s wort may interfere with cancer-fighting drug’s ability to prevent relapse in leukemia patients

St. John’s wort may interfere with cancer-fighting drug’s ability to prevent relapse in leukemia patients