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The Use of Genetics in Guiding Therapy



Pharmacogenomics

Slide 2

June 2012

Pharmacogenomics is a component of individualized medicine. It focuses on how genetic factors influence individual responses to different medications, which may affect drug efficacy, drug side effects, and adverse events related to the therapy.The clinical goals of pharmacogenomics are to minimize adverse drug events and maximize drug efficacy.

Pharmacogenomics

 


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