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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.
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

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