Close Menu

pharmacogenetics

The community is poised to be the primary channel for stakeholders to communicate PGx concerns with FDA, but it is unclear if all stakeholders will participate.

The TAILOR-PCI trial did not meet its primary endpoint but did find that genetic testing led to a reduction in adverse events, though not as much as expected.

Using Revel Health's health action platform, the partners will communicate and promote CLS's genetic testing offering to Medicare Advantage members.

The firm can now tell customers if their genotypes may impact their response to clopidogrel and citalopram without the need for confirmatory testing.

The MAC will consider PGx testing reasonable and necessary after a physician has narrowed a patient's treatment options to specific medications.

A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors.

Under the LCD, pharmacogenomic tests are covered when medications are being considered for use that are known to have a clinically actionable gene-drug interaction.

The group said the recommendations aim to standardize and improve warfarin response genotyping assays.

The new distribution partnership is for the US acute care market where, until now, Spartan was selling directly.

The available data suggests PGx may be useful in managing medications for COVID-19 patients and in helping people struggling with the mental health impact of the pandemic.

Pages

The World Health Organization will be providing low-cost COVID-19 tests to low- and middle-income nations, according to Reuters.

Nature News examines how the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court could affect scientific agencies.

Nobel Prize-winner Arthur Ashkin, who developed optical tweezers, has died at 98, the Washington Post reports.

In PNAS this week: altered gene expression in brain samples from Alzheimer's disease patients, effects of gene mutations found in bladder cancer, and more.