drug response

A Conversation With 23andMe Researcher Chao Tian

May 09, 2014
This interview is part of an occasional series of profiles introducing you to the people behind 23andMe’s compelling research. Chao Tian is a statistical geneticist, who came to 23andMe after...
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23andMe Customers’ Reported Side-Effects To Drugs

January 10, 2014
As many as one-third of customers in a 23andMe survey reported some sort of side effect from prescription or over-the-counter medication, according to data compiled by our researchers. The results...
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Blood Thinners and the Genetics Behind Drug Response

October 02, 2012
A study in the journal Lancet regarding a new blood thinning drug brings to mind the difficulty doctors and patients have in using anticoagulants to prevent clots that could otherwise...
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The Power of Predictive Care

November 09, 2011
The promise of personalized medicine is that what makes you, you, can also be used to tailor the health care plan that is most effective for you. This is already happening, in part, because of the work of people like Dr. Ralph Snyderman, who is speaking in January at the Personalized Medicine World Conference. We spoke to Dr. Snyderman about the promise of personalized medicine in an exclusive interview with The Spittoon.
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A Prescription for Personalizing Medicine

October 26, 2011
While a lot of the discussion about personalized medicine is focused on the future, some of the most promising possibilities for individualized care could be implemented right now, said Felix Frueh, of Medco Health Solutions. Frueh shares his perspective with The Spittoon in advance of the 4th annual Personalized Medicine World Conference.
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