News and Events
A Precison Medicine themed issue of Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy was published Sept. 20th, 2017. The issue was edited by Jeffrey R. Bishop an Vicki L. Ellingrod. Read the issue
Imagine if an individual’s DNA could be matched to the most effective medication to treat his or her case specifically. Using pharmacogenomics, researchers and providers are getting closer to achieving this goal.
“I’m driven to discover better ways to match drugs to [each] individual,” said Professor Pamala Jacobson.
This two-day conference will provide PGx implementation education on a range of topics through lectures and smaller group breakout sessions. Registration opens on January 15, 2020.
Genomic Testing to Individualize Drug Therapy
The 2018 Pharmacogenomics Conference on June 22 was at capacity with over 310 registrants in attendance. Topics included: cancer somatic mutations and selection of targeted therapies, emerging PGx areas. Read about the event here.