WASHINGTON, DC – The US Food and Drug Administration wants to see genomic information front and center in a drug’s label.
 
The agency is poised to release guidelines for the “Clinical Pharmacology Section of Labeling for New Prescription Drugs, Content and Format,” Lawrence Lesko, director of FDA’s Office of Clinical Pharmacology and Biopharmaceutics, said at a pharmacogenetics conference held here this week by the American College of Clinical Pharmacology.
 

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