Pharmacogenomics & Precision Medicine (PHR 781P)


Course Memo

This course will (a) introduce students to the fundamentals of pharmacogenomics; (b) provide a basic understanding of genetic concepts and nomenclature; (c) help to understand how genetic variation contributes to inter-individual variability in drug pharmacokinetics, response, and adverse effects; (d) provide a basic understanding of how to interpret pharmacogenomics test results and recommend pharmacogenomic testing, when appropriate, to aid in drug and dose selection and; (e) help to evaluate the results of pharmacogenomic tests and apply the results to patient care.