Gambling on a Statin Strategy, Celera Sees New Dx Expanding Statin Use | GenomeWeb

Building on previous work with Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celera Diagnostics believes it can help broaden the already huge market for statins by extending their use among patients who carry newly identified alleles associated with myocardial infarction risk.

This strategy, if successful, might sidestep the hallmark risk that drug makers face when deciding how and when to use pharmacogenomics — narrowing prescriptions to responders only.

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