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George Washington, Shenandoah Universities to Launch Undergrad PGx Program

NEW YORK, March 29 (GenomeWeb News) - The George Washington University and Shenandoah University said yesterday that the institutions will be launching an undergraduate program in pharmacogenomics in the fall semester of 2005.

 

According to the universities, the undergraduate program will be the first of its kind in the US.

 

The program will begin accepting student applications this spring, the universities said. Students completing the program will receive a BS in health sciences.

 

The program will be located primarily at The George Washington University Virginia campus in Loudon County, the school said.

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