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  1. AMP offers recommendations to aid in design and validation of clinical CYP2C9 assays
    The Association for Molecular Pathology, the premier global, molecular diagnostic professional society, today published consensus, evidence-based recommendations to aid in the design and validation of clinical CYP2C9 assays, promote standardization of testing across different laboratories and improve patient care.
  2. Access to real-time genotype data influences prescriber behavior after PCI
    Today, in a late-breaking featured clinical research session at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2018, researchers from Penn Medicine present first-of-its-kind data on the impact of real-time CYP2C19 genotype results when prescribing antiplatelet drugs in the clinic.
  3. Experts issue new guidelines for use of genetic testing in psychiatric care
    An expert committee of psychiatrists and geneticists has issued revised guidelines for the use of genetic testing in psychiatric care.
  4. New collaboration aims to prevent life-threatening adverse reactions to medications
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix and Banner Health are collaborating to prevent life-threatening adverse reactions to medications.
  5. FDA permits marketing of 23andme Personal Genome Service Pharmacogenetic Reports test
    Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing, with special controls, of the 23andme Personal Genome Service Pharmacogenetic Reports test as a direct-to-consumer test for providing information about genetic variants that may be associated with a patient's ability to metabolize some medications to help inform discussions with a health care provider.