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An area of research that aims to develop ways of matching medicines to a person's genetic makeup, to avoid adverse reactions or non-response to particular drugs.

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ASHG warns parents to limit genetic testing 13 July 2015 News
Personalised medicine: a reality check 5 November 2012 Comment
Genetic tests that improve drug effectiveness are going neglected, warns expert 17 September 2012 News
Theatre Review: Dayglo 19 March 2012 Review
Film Review: Genes and Life 20 February 2012 Review
Book Review: Law and the Regulation of Medicines 18 February 2012 Review
Do we think it matters where our genes come from? 9 January 2012 Comment
Health disparities in the age of personalised medicine? 1 August 2011 Comment
Will pharmacogenetics lead to colour-coded medicine? 23 May 2011 Comment
Book Review: Debating Human Genetics 11 October 2010 Review
Making the most of genomics for health 24 May 2010 Comment
Genetic variant increases success of type 2 diabetes treatment 12 October 2009 News
Consumers don't necessarily know genetic risk can change 3 August 2009 News
New Zealand genetic testing law review supports saviour siblings 30 October 2007 News
'Over-the counter' genetic tests trigger ethical concerns 30 October 2007 News
US FDA  to subject blood-thinning drug to genetic test 20 August 2007 News
Pharmacogenetics in assisted reproduction: optimising response to ovarian stimulation 28 January 2007 Comment
Genes fuel sex drive 2 June 2006 News
'Desk-top' machine for personalised prescriptions 10 October 2005 News
Personalised medicine 15-20 years away, say UK scientists 22 September 2005 News
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