By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Drug store chain Kerr Drug and the Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill plan to investigate the feasibility of implementing a pharmacogenomic program at the community pharmacy level directed at Plavix (clopidogrel).

Under the six-month study announced today, the partners will jointly develop a protocol, evaluate physician and patients opinions, and research reimbursement challenges and regulatory requirements to such a program.

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