pharmacogenetics

The system relies on the use of scannable safety code cards containing patient data, along with a web portal and automated analysis tools that deliver customized diagnostic reports.

The study, involving 322 patients from China, India, and Malaysia, is the largest randomized evaluation of warfarin PGx in Asian patients, the authors said.

The PGx decision support software that Sonic is adopting includes clinical reporting for 65 genes and can be tailored to a variety of clinical specialties.

The health network will determine whether the results from YouScript's reports can inform decisions on pharmacogenetic testing of patients.

A Veterans Health Administration subcommittee evaluated the clinical utility of 30 pharmacogenetic tests and recommended about half for wider use.

MedTek21's software is designed to continuously analyze patient records to provide real-time personalized medication reports to physicians.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Recommendations for allele selection in CYP2C19 assays are the first of many planned pharmacogenetics assay recommendations from AMP.

Under the agreement, PGS.Holland will market Bio.logis' Genetic Information Management Suite in Benelux, Scandinavia, and the UK.

The $12 million PRIME study will involve 2,000 veterans with major depressive disorder and 250 healthcare providers across 21 VA medical centers.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.