By Turna Ray

Three months after the US Food and Drug Administration added a boxed warning to the label of Plavix (clopidogrel) informing doctors that variants in the CYP2C19 gene may diminish response to the anti-platelet drug, an expert review panel has issued a clinical alert to healthcare professionals cautioning that "the science for personalized medicine isn't there yet."

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