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Potential of pharmacogenomics highlighted

 
  November, 16 2001 2:11
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Potential of tailoring drugs to genetic makeup confirmed--but challenges remain

At a time when harmful drug reactions are thought to rank just after strokes as a leading cause of death in the U.S., the potential benefits of tailoring drugs to a patient’s genetic makeup have been confirmed in a systematic study led by University of California, San Francisco scientists.

NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the National Cancer Institute

Contact:
Wallace Ravven
wravven@pubaff.ucsf.edu
415-476-2557
University of California - San Francisco


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