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15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics is helping us choose the right medication at the right dose for each patient.
… how you respond to certain medications? Understanding pharmacogenomics, or tailoring a person's medications based … the clinical care of patients. Scientists in  the field of pharmacogenomics  study how specific variants in your genome … are most likely to be linked to SJS/TEN. … Understanding pharmacogenomics would not be possible without sequencing the …
Educational Resources
Pharmacogenomics is a branch of pharmacology concerned with using DNA and amino acid sequence data to inform drug development and testing.
PharmacogenomicsPharmacogenomics is a branch of pharmacology concerned with … Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs), Personalized Medicine … Pharmacogenomics (also called pharmacogenetics) is a … of drugs used in their medical management. In this way, pharmacogenomics aims to provide a more individualized (or …
For Patients and Families
​Pharmacogenomics combines the science of how drugs work, called pharmacology, with the science of the human genome, called genomics.​
Pharmacogenomics uses information about a person's genetic … with the science of the human genome, called genomics. … Pharmacogenomics uses information about a person's genetic … drug doses that offer the greatest chance of helping you. Pharmacogenomics may also help to save you time and money. By …
News Release
The Genetics/Genomics Competency Center now includes a new section on pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics.
… now includes a new section on pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics. Geared specifically toward health care … (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health. … Pharmacogenomics uses information about a person's genetic … positioned to be the leader on the health care team for pharmacogenomics," said Jean Jenkins, R.N., Ph.D., NHGRI …
For Patients and Families
FAQs about genetic disorders, the impact of genomics on your health, and the emerging science of pharmacogenomics.
… of genomics on your health, and the emerging science of pharmacogenomics. … Health FAQs … FAQs about genetic … of genomics on your health, and the emerging science of pharmacogenomics. ​​ ​ … Family Health History, Pharmacogenomics, Undiagnosed Disease, Genetic Disease, …
Research Training
A fellowship that will prepare fellows to use genetic, genomic and pharmacogenomic approaches to advance minority health and health equity.
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Dr. Ebony Madden is the Health Equity and Workforce Diversity Program Director in the Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… Research Institute. ​ … Ebony Madden, population genomics, pharmacogenomics, complex diseases, health disparities … Dr. …
Genomics and Medicine
The NHGRI Genomic Medicine Working Group has compiled a list of interesting advances.
… In Medicine, Clinical Implementation Of Genomics, Pharmacogenomics, Oncology Sequencing, Disease-based Findings …
Educational Resources
Personalized medicine is an emerging practice of medicine that uses an individual's genetic profile to guide decisions made in regard to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease.
… Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS), Pedigree, Pharmacogenomics, Genetic Variation, Gene … Personalized …
News Release
A two-day international gathering on genomic medicine from more than 25 countries recommended ways to improve the use of genomics in medicine.
… well as specific targeted treatments. New discoveries in pharmacogenomics - which examines how individual genetic … interest groups, which included bioinformatics, education, pharmacogenomics, evidence generation and policy. Each of … Dr. Williams noted several innovative efforts in pharmacogenomics, especially the use of genomic medicine …