pharmacogenetics

Science On the Beach

September 26, 2014
From studies that explain how 23andMe’s massive database can accelerate the targeting and development of disease-fighting drugs, to DNA research which uncovers the legacy of dynamic mixing in the New...
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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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What Does Your Doctor Know About Genetic Testing For Drug Response?

February 09, 2012
Your doctor, undoubtedly, knows quite a lot, but chances are that she may not know very much about pharmacogenetics, the study of how genetic variation affects drug response. A new study analyzes responses from about 10,000 doctors on their attitudes and behavior toward pharmacogenetic testing. What it found underscores the need for better pharmacogenetic education in the medical community.
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