Tag Archives: pharmacogenomics

Genetic Testing Privacy Concerns Increasing

Genetic testing companies are forming a new coalition on best practices for handling DNA information and to promote the industry in Washington as lawmakers put more scrutiny on their privacy practices. Three companies — Ancestry, 23andMe and Helix, which provide DNA testing and analysis — formed the Coalition for Genetic Data Protection. The move comes […]

OneOme Making Progress in Pharmacogenomics

Pharmacogenomics is one of the key aspects of personalized medicine, focusing on how an individual’s DNA affects the way they respond to medications. All individuals have different genetic make-up so they respond differently to the same medication. Based on this insight, pharmacogenomics allows customized treatment for a wide range of health problems including; cardiovascular disease, […]