Items Tagged ‘Dr. Wayne Nicholson’

July 3, 2017

Trying to quit smoking? Genetics may help find the right plan for success

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

After trying different methods, why do many people have difficulty quitting smoking? That’s a question Rachel Tyndale, Ph.D., is asking as part of her research into smoking cessation therapy. As senior scientist and head of the Pharmacogenetics Lab in the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute at University of Toronto, Dr. Tyndale is using molecular […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #DNA analysis, #Dr. J. Steven Leeder, #Dr. Rachel Tyndale, #drug-gene reactions, #Individualizing Medicine 2017, #preemptive pharmacogenomics, #smoking cessation, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, Dr. Eric Matey, Dr. Liewei Wang


June 27, 2016

Mayo Clinic Introduces Precision Medicine in Psychiatry

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

The right drug at the right dose at the right time. Faithful readers of the Center for Individualized Medicine blog already know we’re talking again about pharmacogenomics, or PGx. As we’ve explored in previous posts, these “right” goals drive pharmacogenomics — how genetics influence a person’s response to medications. But can pharmacogenomics and precision medicine […]

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Tags: antidepressants, center for individualized medicine, CYP2D6, depression, Dr. Mark Frye, Dr. Wayne Nicholson, genome, mental health, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine, Prozac, Psychiatry


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