Role of pharmacogenomics in drug discovery and development

@inproceedings{Surendiran2008RoleOP,
  title={Role of pharmacogenomics in drug discovery and development},
  author={Adithan Surendiran and S. C. Pradhan and Chandrasekaran Adithan},
  booktitle={Indian journal of pharmacology},
  year={2008}
}
Pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics are two major emerging trends in medical sciences, which influence the success of drug development and therapeutics. In current times, though pharmacogenetic studies are being done extensively for research, its application for drug development needs to get started on a large scale. The major determinants of success of a new drug compound, viz safety and efficacy, have become more predictable, with the advent of pharmacogenetic studies. There is a need felt… CONTINUE READING