NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Clinical Data’s PGxHealth division will work with clinical researchers at George Washington University to study the effectiveness of using genomic testing to guide dosing decisions for the widely used anticoagulant warfarin, the company said yesterday.
 
The studies will use Clinical Data’s PGxPredict:Warfarin in a trial involving 80 post-surgical GWU patients to “evaluate the potential clinical, safety, and treatment-time benefits of using the genetic test to determine optimal warfarin dosing.”

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