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Drug-Gene Testing – Center for Individualized Medicine …

Drugs and Genes Conference The right drug at the right dose at the right time Drug-gene testing is also called pharmacogenomics, or pharmacogenetics. All terms characterize the study of how your genes affect your body's response to medications. The word "pharmacogenomics" is combined from the words pharmacology (the study of the uses and effects of medications) and genomics (the study of genes and their functions). Continue reading

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Pharmacogenomics FAQ | NHGRI

Much research is underway to understand how genomic information can be used to develop more personalized and cost-effective strategies for using drugs to improve human health. In 2007, the FDA revised the label on the common blood-thinning drug warfarin (Coumadin) to explain that a person's genetic makeup might influence response to the drug. Continue reading

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Quest Diagnostics : Pharmacogenomics

Quest Diagnostics offers one of the most comprehensive pharmacogenomics test panels available to help you gain insight into a patients potential response to medications and optimize their treatment considerations and outcomes. This includes information for over 280 drugs across 44 genes*. This full panel is particularly advantageous for patients on multiple medications who may otherwise require multiple panelsall at a low cost and coming from a company you trust to meet all of your lab needs Continue reading

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Pharmacogenomics | Cleveland Clinic

Overview Overview The Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare (CPGH) offers comprehensive pharmacogenomics services to individuals who are not responding to medication regimens or who are experiencing adverse side effects. CPGH offers pharmacogenomics counseling, which can be incorporated into your medical care. Prior to requesting an appointment, you will need to obtain a referral from your physician. Continue reading

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Pharmacogenomics: What Is It and How Does DNA Testing for …

Pharmacogenomics, or the study of how genetics affect your bodys response to medications, is a relatively new and exciting field of science. Scientists are learning more each day about how genetic testing can be used to select the best medication for patients. Genetic testing can help a doctor determine whether a medication will be effective for a patient and provide dosing guidance. Continue reading

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Precision medicine and pharmacogenomics – Mayo Clinic

Precision medicine and pharmacogenomics Personalized medicine holds the promise that treatments will one day be tailored to your genetic makeup. Modern medications save millions of lives a year. Yet any one medication might not work for you, even if it works for other people. Continue reading

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