Pharmacogenomics and patient care: One size does not fit all

Kathleen M. Giacomini, Sook Wah Yee, Mark J. Ratain, Richard M. Weinshilboum, Naoyuki Kamatani, Yusuke Nakamura

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The time is ripe to assess whether pharmacogenomics research - the study of the genetic basis for variation in drug response - has provided important insights into a personalized approach to prescribing and dosing medications. Here, we describe the status of the f eld and approaches for addressing some of the open questions in pharmacogenomics research and use of genetic testing in guiding drug therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number153ps18
JournalScience translational medicine
Issue number153
StatePublished - Sep 26 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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