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Technology Feature | Pharmacogenomics: Better drugs through better screening

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Science  28 Sep 2018:
Vol. 361, Issue 6409, pp. 1396
DOI: 10.1126/science.361.6409.1396-b

Summary

While it's commonplace to test for liver and kidney function before prescribing certain drugs, that's not so much the case when it comes to testing for how drugs might interact with our genes—even though a variant gene can pose as much risk as compromised hepatic or renal function.