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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 takes a closer look at high fructose corn syrup and table sugar

Study takes a closer look at high fructose corn syrup and table sugar

GnuBIO to complete development of SCD genetic panel

GnuBIO to complete development of SCD genetic panel

Meta-analysis does not find significant association between CYP2C19 genotype and cardiovascular events

Meta-analysis does not find significant association between CYP2C19 genotype and cardiovascular events

Transgenomic third quarter total revenue increases 87% to $8.3 million

Transgenomic third quarter total revenue increases 87% to $8.3 million

Scientists discover gene variants that contribute to early stent thrombosis

Scientists discover gene variants that contribute to early stent thrombosis

Comprehensive ADMESeq Research Screening Panel launched

Comprehensive ADMESeq Research Screening Panel launched

New $13.75M data-mining project to better understand factors behind mental disorders

New $13.75M data-mining project to better understand factors behind mental disorders

First international conference on developmental, translational and clinical pharmacogenomics

First international conference on developmental, translational and clinical pharmacogenomics

Scientists turn drug-disease match makers

Scientists turn drug-disease match makers

Viewpoints: Geithner, Bowles, Simpson, Ryan, Vladeck, Wilensky on health spending and the deficit

Viewpoints: Geithner, Bowles, Simpson, Ryan, Vladeck, Wilensky on health spending and the deficit

New preclinical data suggests microRNA-15 inhibits cardiomyogenesis

New preclinical data suggests microRNA-15 inhibits cardiomyogenesis

Medco announces new offerings within Advanced Oncology Solutions

Medco announces new offerings within Advanced Oncology Solutions

Sanofi, Medco and UBC to use real-world evidence for quality patient care

Sanofi, Medco and UBC to use real-world evidence for quality patient care

Merck's VICTRELIS receives European CHMP positive opinion for treatment of chronic HCV genotype 1 infection

Merck's VICTRELIS receives European CHMP positive opinion for treatment of chronic HCV genotype 1 infection

Affymetrix launches new Axiom myDesign TG Arrays for targeted genotyping market

Affymetrix launches new Axiom myDesign TG Arrays for targeted genotyping market

Transgenomic to present study results of high-sensitivity cancer mutation assays at AACR

Transgenomic to present study results of high-sensitivity cancer mutation assays at AACR

Foundation for nationwide consensus on access to genetic information

Foundation for nationwide consensus on access to genetic information

Transgenomic discovers novel BLOCker-Sequencing technology

Transgenomic discovers novel BLOCker-Sequencing technology

HealthCore, AstraZeneca collaborate to conduct real-world studies on disease states, treatment

HealthCore, AstraZeneca collaborate to conduct real-world studies on disease states, treatment

Scientists create particles that resemble RBC, pave way for development of synthetic blood

Scientists create particles that resemble RBC, pave way for development of synthetic blood