New Course Prepares Students for Personalized Medicine

Part of pharmacy's present and future is the pharmacists' utilization of patients' individual genetic information to help guide specific drug prescriptions and dosage decisions. According to the Washington State University College of Pharmacy, it is the encouraging shift in current students' mindsets towards the promising benefit of personalized medicine that demonstrates their preparedness to enter this booming space of healthcare and better provide for individual patients. 

Comprehensive List of PGx Information in Current US Drug Labeling

The US Food and Drug Administration plays an important role in acknowledging current medications whose effectiveness is directly related to individuals' genetic information and carries the additional responsibility of ensuring the public is made fully aware of drugs on the market that carry these particular risks.

An example of the utility of the comprehensive list linked below...