MAY 29, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacometabolomics for Personalized Medicine

Speaker
  • President, AACC 2014, Professor of Pathology, Director, Clinical Chemistry, Co-Director, Clinical and Translational Mass Spectrometry Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY

Abstract

Pharmcogenomics (PGx) is the 2nd potential clinical application of genomic medicine, preceded by genomic application for cancer. In the recently published, 2012 Institute of Medicine report on Evolution of Translational Omics: Lessons Learned and the Path Forward , 4 molecular disciplines included genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics. The proper application of genomics/PGx and other omics biomarkers requires development and evaluations, with clinical utilities performed in a CLIA certified laboratory. Further, there is emerging evidence of the bidirectional relationship, possibly modifying the central dogma of molecular biology. A subset of metabolomics - pharmacometabolomics complements PGx by assessing its effect on drug metabolism. Coupled with recent advances in molecular diagnostics such as Next Generation Sequencing, Genome Wide Association Studies, and high resolution LCMSMS, translational PGx and pharmacometabolomics are being rapidly explored to optimize drug therapies by offering the possible practice of Personalized Medicine in transplant, cancer, pain management, and other areas.


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MAY 29, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacometabolomics for Personalized Medicine


Specialty

Personalized Medicine

Biomarkers

Research

Gene Sequencing

Bioinformatics

Clinical Medicine

Dna Sequencing

Clinical Diagnostics

Genetics

University

Research And Development

Cancer Research

Human Genetics

Cancer

Genomics

Geography

North America33%

Europe33%

Asia17%

Africa17%

Registration Source

Website Visitors100%

Job Title

Student50%

Executive25%

Medical Laboratory Technician25%

Organization

Clinical Laboratory33%

Research Institute17%

Manufacturer - Other17%

Academic Institution17%

Independent Laboratories17%


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