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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.
Genetic testing at UMMC helps doctors identify effective medication for heart stent patients

Genetic testing at UMMC helps doctors identify effective medication for heart stent patients

Hamilton Storage launches new SAM HD for reliable, automated sample management in labs

Hamilton Storage launches new SAM HD for reliable, automated sample management in labs

Mayo Clinic recommends four ways physicians can use individualized medicine to treat patients

Mayo Clinic recommends four ways physicians can use individualized medicine to treat patients

Advances in Human Genotyping Arrays

Advances in Human Genotyping Arrays

New research could lead to improved treatment for depression

New research could lead to improved treatment for depression

New study to examine genomics of anti-platelet therapy after coronary interventions

New study to examine genomics of anti-platelet therapy after coronary interventions

Molecular diagnostics of the future: an interview with Elaine Warburton, OBE

Molecular diagnostics of the future: an interview with Elaine Warburton, OBE

Illumina signs initial customer deals for new Global Screening Array

Illumina signs initial customer deals for new Global Screening Array

Tackling healthcare challenges in a changing world: an interview with Professor Jeremy Nicholson

Tackling healthcare challenges in a changing world: an interview with Professor Jeremy Nicholson

Certain genetic markers linked with depression can also predict who may benefit from exercise

Certain genetic markers linked with depression can also predict who may benefit from exercise

Biomarkers may provide novel approaches to monitoring immunosuppressive therapy in organ transplant patients

Biomarkers may provide novel approaches to monitoring immunosuppressive therapy in organ transplant patients

Complex biomarker tests for molecularly targeted therapies lack evidentiary standards

Complex biomarker tests for molecularly targeted therapies lack evidentiary standards

Vanderbilt to lead Direct Volunteers Pilot Studies under Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program

Vanderbilt to lead Direct Volunteers Pilot Studies under Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program

Research findings identify potential genetics-guided precision medicine for leukemia patients

Research findings identify potential genetics-guided precision medicine for leukemia patients

UPMC uses simple gene test to personalize medications for patients undergoing heart catheterization

UPMC uses simple gene test to personalize medications for patients undergoing heart catheterization

Temple team describes use of cadaver DNA to advance genetics learning in medical curriculum

Temple team describes use of cadaver DNA to advance genetics learning in medical curriculum

Study findings question validity of some genetic variations linked with cardiac disorders

Study findings question validity of some genetic variations linked with cardiac disorders

Latitude, summer daylight exposure make difference in results for children treated with growth hormone

Latitude, summer daylight exposure make difference in results for children treated with growth hormone

Mayo Clinic's Gianrico Farrugia highlights five areas that may impact patient care

Mayo Clinic's Gianrico Farrugia highlights five areas that may impact patient care

PharmaMar begins phase II 'Basket' trial to evaluate safety, efficacy of PM1183 in advanced solid tumors

PharmaMar begins phase II 'Basket' trial to evaluate safety, efficacy of PM1183 in advanced solid tumors