In addition, pharmacogenomics
testing products aid physicians in individualizing and optimization of patient's therapeutic regimen.
focuses on delivering the right medicine at the right dose based on a patient's genetic makeup.
To help bridge this knowledge gap, we list practical, freely available pharmacogenomics
resources that a psychiatric practitioner can use.
Additional plans include a site for sharing case studies demonstrating the utility of pharmacogenomics
in patient care, a site listing current publications relating to pharmacogenomics
in patient care with direct links to the articles where possible.
The new financing follows the recent announcement regarding an enhancement to the GeneSight Psychotropic test, now the most comprehensive neuropsychiatric pharmacogenomics
The agreement is believed to mark the first time a pharmacogenomics
company has partnered with a pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) to assist in decision making by using genetic tests to determine whether patients have side effects or respond to particular drugs.
Other links lead to the Department of Energy's site on pharmacogenomics
, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America's genomics resource guide, the Human Genetic Cell Repository, dbSNP (a database of single-nucleotide polymorphisms), the Protein Data Bank, and PharmGKB.
M2 PHARMA-May 9, 2014-Enable Healthcare to provide CompanionDx's pharmacogenomics
testing to physician network
credits the guidance with removing regulatory uncertainty and encouraging broader adoption of pharmacogenomics
in order to develop safer and more effective medicines.