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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.
Study: New genetic marker predicts warfarin dose in African-Americans

Study: New genetic marker predicts warfarin dose in African-Americans

Mayo Clinic researchers complete world's first whole exome sequence of small intestine carcinoids

Mayo Clinic researchers complete world's first whole exome sequence of small intestine carcinoids

Mathematical model with prognostic factors predicts treatment effect with bevacizumab in colorectal cancer patients

Mathematical model with prognostic factors predicts treatment effect with bevacizumab in colorectal cancer patients

Long winter months impact tamoxifen treatment for breast cancer

Long winter months impact tamoxifen treatment for breast cancer

Personalis announces availability of Genome Services for Research

Personalis announces availability of Genome Services for Research

Eurofins MWG Operon acquires Illumina HiSeq 2500 and MiSeq sequencers

Eurofins MWG Operon acquires Illumina HiSeq 2500 and MiSeq sequencers

Millennium introduces novel pharmacogenetic testing

Millennium introduces novel pharmacogenetic testing

Shanghai Institutes of Preventative Medicine, Gentris sign MOU to advance personalized medicine

Shanghai Institutes of Preventative Medicine, Gentris sign MOU to advance personalized medicine

Personalized medicine and the Human Genome Project

Personalized medicine and the Human Genome Project

AssureRx closes $12.5M Series C financing

AssureRx closes $12.5M Series C financing

AssureRx introduces new pharmacogenomic test for ADHD

AssureRx introduces new pharmacogenomic test for ADHD

FDA strengthens and modernizes postmarket drug safety program

FDA strengthens and modernizes postmarket drug safety program

Panel discussion on personalized medicine at USciences

Panel discussion on personalized medicine at USciences

Mayo Clinic introduces Breast Cancer Genome Guided Therapy Study

Mayo Clinic introduces Breast Cancer Genome Guided Therapy Study

Fatty acids fight cancer spread

Fatty acids fight cancer spread

Chemotherapy based on individual genomes and genomes of tumors

Chemotherapy based on individual genomes and genomes of tumors

Applied BioCode receives U.S. patent titled, ‘Light Transmitted Assay Beads’

Applied BioCode receives U.S. patent titled, ‘Light Transmitted Assay Beads’

Transgenomic fourth quarter total revenue increases 68% to $8.6M

Transgenomic fourth quarter total revenue increases 68% to $8.6M

China's SFDA approves Affymetrix GeneChip System 3000Dx v.2

China's SFDA approves Affymetrix GeneChip System 3000Dx v.2

Tennessee Gov. declares February as 'St. Jude Month'

Tennessee Gov. declares February as 'St. Jude Month'