By Turna Ray

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has launched a pharmacogenomics program in which all heart disease patients who undergo cardiac catheterization at its medical center — approximately 4,000 patients per year — will receive genetic testing to determine their response to the antiplatelet drug Plavix.

Additionally, in an effort to integrate the use of genomic data into clinical care, the university will incorporate these patients' genetic information into an electronic medical records system.

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