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The Impact of Pharmacogenomics on Precision Medicine

The Illumina Genomics Podcast

The Impact of Pharmacogenomics on Precision Medicine

Apr 21, 2021 | Episode 74 | 30 mins

Why does a medication effectively “cure” one patient while having little to no effect, or worse, an adverse effect, on another? The answer may be found in our genome. Pharmacogenomics research aims to understand how genetic variations affect responses to medications, and can provide vital information for physicians as they choose a therapy regimen and prescribe dosage. Dr. Howard McLeod shares his thoughts on pharmacogenomics and the future of precision medicine.

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