Enzyme activity varies across the population based on variability in CYP2C19 alleles that can lead to loss of enzyme activity.Prasugrel and ticagrelor are newer alternatives to clopidogrel that avoid pharmacogenomic concerns but are more expensive and may be associated with more bleeding.
Silja Skogstad Tuv is a specialist in clinical pharmacology and senior consultant with the Department of Pharmacology, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet.
The author has completed the ICMJE form and reports no conflicts of interest.
Explore ASHG Infographics – Download, print, and share our new infographics summarizing several of the ‘15 for 15’ topics that are important in clinical practice: Along with the members of the GMEC consortium, we would like to thank June C. Weinblatt, MS, CGC, Integrated Genetics for their help with these infographics.
Read the 2018 Winning DNA Day Essays – The Winners' page includes the winning and honorable mentions from last year's contest. Eastern Time, we’ll reveal the winners and honorable mentions of our 14th annual DNA Day Essay Contest.
This year marks the 16th anniversary of DNA Day, which will be on Thursday, April 25, 2019.
ASHG commemorates DNA Day each year through its DNA Day Essay Contest, which invites students in grades 9-12 worldwide to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics.
For those taking the module as a stand-alone option, you need only take the assessment if you require the University credits.
Module Lead: Professor Gary Middleton (Professor of Medical Oncology, University of Birmingham and Honorary Consultant Medical Oncologist)Dr Andrew Bell Other University staff teaching: Other staff: Dr Martin Pass (Astra Zeneca) Fee£1000 This module can be taken as a stand-alone assessed or non-assessed course.
Biomarkers are the predictive tools for optimising drug response and preventing adverse drug reactions.
Thus this module will also provide an overview of the different types of genomic biomarkers currently in use or emerging.