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Vanderbilt Researchers to Use FGT s Data Management System to Study Genetics of Drug Side Effects

NEW YORK, Jan. 18 (GenomeWeb News) - First Genetic Trust will provide the VanderbiltUniversityMedicalCenterwith its genetic data management system to further study the genetics of drug side effects, the two organizations said yesterday.

 

Vanderbilt researchers plans to use FGT's web-based EnTrust study-management system to expand their research on the genetics of drug-induced prolonged QT, a side effect for many different drug classes.

 

The system allows the VUMC researchers to enroll patients referred by other clinicians electronically. FGT's platform will be used to manage online informed consent, samples, clinical data, and genetic data. First Genetic Trust is headquartered in Chicago.

 

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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