NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Canada will start a new pharmacogenomics program to seek predictive genomic markers that could indicate adverse drug reactions in children by harnessing information from an ADR research network that stretches across the country.

The aim of the C$3.9 million ($3.2 million) project is to find out why some drugs cause ADRs in some children and not others, and then to create diagnostic tests to predict and prevent specific reactions, Genome BC said today.

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