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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.
NIH announces $15 million for expansion of Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base

NIH announces $15 million for expansion of Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base

UC San Diego researchers receive grant to study pharmacogenomics for bipolar disorder

UC San Diego researchers receive grant to study pharmacogenomics for bipolar disorder

NIH awards St. Jude $8.6M to focus on anticancer agent research in children

NIH awards St. Jude $8.6M to focus on anticancer agent research in children

Penn receives $12M NIH grant to study pharmacogenetics of nicotine addiction treatment

Penn receives $12M NIH grant to study pharmacogenetics of nicotine addiction treatment

UCSF scientists to receive two grants for personalized medicine research

UCSF scientists to receive two grants for personalized medicine research

ECRI Institute's 17th Annual Conference to be held October 19-20, at NIH

ECRI Institute's 17th Annual Conference to be held October 19-20, at NIH

Asuragen launches KRAS, BRAF mutational testing in CLIA laboratory

Asuragen launches KRAS, BRAF mutational testing in CLIA laboratory

Clearstone Central Laboratories announces strategic global collaboration with LabCorp

Clearstone Central Laboratories announces strategic global collaboration with LabCorp

Transgenomic second-quarter net loss increases to $1.1 million

Transgenomic second-quarter net loss increases to $1.1 million

New insights into development and applications of pharmacogenomics in psychiatry

New insights into development and applications of pharmacogenomics in psychiatry

QPS acquires Xendo Drug Development

QPS acquires Xendo Drug Development

NIH awards $2.8M grant for development of diagnostic multiplex testing platform with BMB technology

NIH awards $2.8M grant for development of diagnostic multiplex testing platform with BMB technology

Gen-Probe invests $50M in Pacific Biosciences

Gen-Probe invests $50M in Pacific Biosciences

Kendle offers BNA imaging technology for monitoring brain electro-physiological network activity

Kendle offers BNA imaging technology for monitoring brain electro-physiological network activity

Asuragen obtains license to integrate BRAF V600E mutation sequence into its molecular diagnostic products

Asuragen obtains license to integrate BRAF V600E mutation sequence into its molecular diagnostic products

Various aspects of consumer genetics to be discussed at 2nd Annual Consumer Genetics Conference

Various aspects of consumer genetics to be discussed at 2nd Annual Consumer Genetics Conference

WaferGen Biosystems first-quarter revenues increase to $389,785

WaferGen Biosystems first-quarter revenues increase to $389,785

ACM Global renews CAP accreditation for the third time

ACM Global renews CAP accreditation for the third time

SNP biomarker could reduce guesswork associated with prescribing drugs

SNP biomarker could reduce guesswork associated with prescribing drugs

Iris Biotechnologies receives two new Canadian patents

Iris Biotechnologies receives two new Canadian patents