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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.
Agena Bioscience acquires Sequenom’s Bioscience business

Agena Bioscience acquires Sequenom’s Bioscience business

GEN Publishing introduces semi-monthly digital publication focusing on OMICs technologies

GEN Publishing introduces semi-monthly digital publication focusing on OMICs technologies

Personalis receives CAP accreditation

Personalis receives CAP accreditation

Personalis and Inova team up to advance genomic medicine

Personalis and Inova team up to advance genomic medicine

Researchers to discuss implications of genomic sequencing at ACMG meeting

Researchers to discuss implications of genomic sequencing at ACMG meeting

Innovative study uses pharmacogenomic test to treat patients with psychotic disorders

Innovative study uses pharmacogenomic test to treat patients with psychotic disorders

CHOP develops unique laboratory test to characterize genes that encode HLA molecules

CHOP develops unique laboratory test to characterize genes that encode HLA molecules

Findings may help doctors personalize preterm birth prevention treatments

Findings may help doctors personalize preterm birth prevention treatments

ACM Global acquires Phoenix PCS to expand operation in the Asia Pacific region

ACM Global acquires Phoenix PCS to expand operation in the Asia Pacific region

Study could lead towards a personalised medicine for chemoresistant lymphomata

Study could lead towards a personalised medicine for chemoresistant lymphomata

Genetics and cardiovascular drugs: an interview with Nancy Lurker, CEO of PDI and Paul Kinnon, CEO of Transgenomic, Inc.

Genetics and cardiovascular drugs: an interview with Nancy Lurker, CEO of PDI and Paul Kinnon, CEO of Transgenomic, Inc.

Cardiologists question FDA recommendations on genetic testing before taking Plavix

Cardiologists question FDA recommendations on genetic testing before taking Plavix

Kaiser Permanente researchers named co-recipients of Drug Therapy Research Literature Award

Kaiser Permanente researchers named co-recipients of Drug Therapy Research Literature Award

STSI receives $29M grant to support innovative research on genomics, wireless technology and bioinformatics

STSI receives $29M grant to support innovative research on genomics, wireless technology and bioinformatics

Personalis launches early access program to Personalis ACE Clinical Exome

Personalis launches early access program to Personalis ACE Clinical Exome

New smartphone app puts genetic information in the hands of people

New smartphone app puts genetic information in the hands of people

Genetic discovery could take guesswork out of prescribing correct dose of drugs

Genetic discovery could take guesswork out of prescribing correct dose of drugs

Mayo Clinic to host annual Individualizing Medicine Conference from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2

Mayo Clinic to host annual Individualizing Medicine Conference from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2

Gentris expands genomic biomarker offering with launch of Affymetrix GeneChip HTA services

Gentris expands genomic biomarker offering with launch of Affymetrix GeneChip HTA services

UCSF to receive grant to study gene sequencing aimed at detecting disorders in newborns

UCSF to receive grant to study gene sequencing aimed at detecting disorders in newborns