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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.
DTC genetic testing has negative consequences in children

DTC genetic testing has negative consequences in children

7th Annual Personalized & Precision Medicine Conference to be held in Baltimore from Oct. 5 to 6, 2015

7th Annual Personalized & Precision Medicine Conference to be held in Baltimore from Oct. 5 to 6, 2015

Future Cardiology’s special issue focuses on recent advances, challenges in cardiology

Future Cardiology’s special issue focuses on recent advances, challenges in cardiology

Substantial pharmacogenetic information available on cardiovascular drugs

Substantial pharmacogenetic information available on cardiovascular drugs

Study quantifies different mutational profiles of tumour cell clusters in patients with bowel cancer

Study quantifies different mutational profiles of tumour cell clusters in patients with bowel cancer

Agena Bioscience releases LungFUSION Panel to identify gene fusions in NSCLC tumors

Agena Bioscience releases LungFUSION Panel to identify gene fusions in NSCLC tumors

UF pharmacy dean to be honored with 2015 SURA Distinguished Scientist Award

UF pharmacy dean to be honored with 2015 SURA Distinguished Scientist Award

GeneSight test better predicts antidepressant outcomes for patients with depression

GeneSight test better predicts antidepressant outcomes for patients with depression

Researchers identify first genetic variation linked to increased risk of peripheral neuropathy

Researchers identify first genetic variation linked to increased risk of peripheral neuropathy

Agena releases MassARRAY 24-Well System for mass spectrometry-based genetic testing

Agena releases MassARRAY 24-Well System for mass spectrometry-based genetic testing

Personalized prevention, treatments of cancer now accessible through Stanford University's new genetics course

Personalized prevention, treatments of cancer now accessible through Stanford University's new genetics course

Two genetic mutations can interact to reduce risk for heart attack

Two genetic mutations can interact to reduce risk for heart attack

New initiative aims at reducing adverse effects of medications in individuals with mental illnesses

New initiative aims at reducing adverse effects of medications in individuals with mental illnesses

Patient's gene profile influences effects of statins

Patient's gene profile influences effects of statins

Genome Canada awards $6M grant to CAMH and Assurex Health

Genome Canada awards $6M grant to CAMH and Assurex Health

Case Western Reserve researcher lands Director's New Innovator Awards from NIH

Case Western Reserve researcher lands Director's New Innovator Awards from NIH

Gaucher disease: an interview with Dr Clement Olivier, Shire

Gaucher disease: an interview with Dr Clement Olivier, Shire

Three Scottish universities to offer a new course in stratified medicine

Three Scottish universities to offer a new course in stratified medicine

New avenues for treatment of Alzheimer's disease

New avenues for treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Agena Bioscience expands ultrasensitive somatic mutation detection technology

Agena Bioscience expands ultrasensitive somatic mutation detection technology