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The program uses an informatics system that converts genotype results to "traffic lights" telling clinicians whether a drug is acceptable for a certain patient.

San Francisco Otolaryngology hopes that 2bPrecise's PGx technology can help manage the medication burden on older patients and improve symptoms of dementia.

The products analyze various datasets including a patient's genetic and metabolic profiles, clinical history, and demographics to inform prescribing decisions.

With its recent $50 million VC round, the British bioinformatics firm is targeting growth in new applications as it accelerates tertiary data analysis.

Yourgene will provide its Elucigene DPYD tests to screen approximately 200 patients each month for the next year.

Under the agreement, Intermountain will be able to implement Kailos' PGxComplete next-generation sequencing methodology in its laboratory for pharmacogenetic testing.

The strategy promises to offer patients the best possible predictive, preventative, and personalized care underpinned by genome sequencing.

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.

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.

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Politico notes that the Biden Administration has not yet nominated a permanent Food and Drug Administration commissioner. 

Anthony Fauci also informed the World Health Organization executive board that the US would be joining the COVAX initiative, according to CNBC.

A new preprint suggests some SARS-CoV-2 variants could affect the effectiveness of current vaccines, the Associated Press reports.

In Nature this week: Australian lungfish provides details on the movement of vertebrate life from water to land, and more.