August 2, 2017

Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) Guidelines: Codeine Therapy for Cytochrome P450 2D6 Genotype

The Drug: Codeine Codeine is an opioid analgesic that is usually administered to relieve mild to moderate levels of pain. Upon ingestion, codeine is converted to […]
July 27, 2017
Genetics of Heart attack

Do you have the gene that naturally protects you from Heart attacks?

Tracy is  a 40-year-old African American who is an aerobics instructor, a mother of two and a college student pursuing a degree in business. She looks […]
July 14, 2017

Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) Guidelines: Warfarin Dosing

What are the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) Guidelines? In the era of personalized medicine, we are witnessing genetic tests being incorporated into routine clinical practices. […]
July 12, 2017

Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) Guidelines: Clopidogrel Therapy and the CYP2C19 Genotype

What are the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) Guidelines? In the era of personalized medicine, we are witnessing genetic tests being incorporated into routine clinical practices. […]
July 7, 2017

Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) Guidelines: Tacrolimus dosage and the CYP3A5 Genotype

What are the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium(CPIC)Guidelines? In the era of personalized medicine, we are witnessing genetic tests being incorporated into routine clinical practices. However, the […]
October 29, 2016

Dr. David Davidson talks use of personalized medicine in cardiology

Dr. David Davidson from NorthShore University HealthSystem joins the set at FOX 32 Chicago to talk about the development of personalized medicine in cardiology.
October 20, 2016

US FDA revises its black box warning on Plavix (Clopidogrel)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made several changes to the prescribing information for Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate tablets; Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi). The updated box […]
September 24, 2016

Dr. Pitchappan’s perspective on Personalized Medicine

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July 15, 2013

Pharmacogenetic testing and the benefits of personalised healthcare

Even as “nutrigenomics” – the science that highlights the strong correlation between genes and nutrition, has helped us understand the complex interplay of health and nutrition […]
May 24, 2013

Genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations

Genes are the storehouse of all biological information Even as we inherit our genes from our parents, we also inherit some of the gene mutations that […]