The impact of pharmacogenomics on the management of cardiac disease

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Abstract

Pharmacogenomics promises to help maximize efficacy and minimize adverse drug reactions. It could have a significant impact on the treatment of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. The past decade has seen pharmacogenomics move from study of a candidate gene to genome-wide approaches, with the development of a series of pharmacogenetic tests. However, many barriers need to be overcome for cardiovascular pharmacogenomics to have its promised clinical impact.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)493-495
Number of pages3
JournalClinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Volume90
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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