pharmacogenetics


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phar·ma·co·ge·net·ics

 (fär′mə-kō-jə-nĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)

phar′ma·co·ge·net′ic adj.
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Noun1.pharmacogenetics - the branch of genetics that studies the genetically determined variations in responses to drugs in humans or laboratory organisms
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
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The school was organized by the Society of Pharmacogenetics, Pharmacokinetics and Personalized Therapy with the support of the Atlas Clinic for Personalized Medicine and the biotechnology company Amgen (Moscow).
His research at Columbia focuses on many aspects of human genetic variation including human genetic diversity, the genetics of disease, and pharmacogenetics.
Current recommendations from the Dutch Pharmacogenetics Working Group Guidelines (9) are to either use a non-CYP2D6 metabolized medication or to adjust the dose to clinical response.
A current listing of all drugs with pharmacogenetics labeling can be found in the FDA Table of Pharmacogenomics Biomarkers in Drug Labels.
Pharmacogenetics works by leveraging information about an individual patient's genetic profile in order to select the best medications and dosages, which also helps to mitigate ineffective or possibly adverse drug reactions.
United States-based MD Labs has named Dr Teri E Klein, of Stanford University, PharmGKB and the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) as chief scientific advisor for its Rxight Pharmacogenetics Program, it was reported yesterday.
The webinar on Pharmacogenetics and Patient Safety took place on August 2, as part of the 'Safer Care Accelerator' series by the Leading Health Systems Network (LHSN).
However, questions linger as to the practical applications of pharmacogenetics, even if the science is widely accepted.
Admixture is relevant to the clinical application of pharmacogenetics as multi-gene models are developed to predict dose variability.
This does not preclude an eventual role for pharmacogenetics in the selection of analgesics.
Acknowledgments: We acknowledge the critical input of members of the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium of the Pharmacogenomics Research Network, specifically Andrea Gaedigk, J.
introduce the blending of pharmakinetics and pharmacodynamics with the newer discipline of pharmacogenetics, which takes into account genetic variations in individuals' responses to drug therapies.