Symposium "Clinical Pharmacology Anno 2008". 10th Heymans Memorial Lecture.

@article{Bortel2009SymposiumP,
  title={Symposium "Clinical Pharmacology Anno 2008". 10th Heymans Memorial Lecture.},
  author={Luc M A B Van Bortel},
  journal={Verhandelingen - Koninklijke Academie voor Geneeskunde van Belgie},
  year={2009},
  volume={71 6},
  pages={315-34}
}
Genetic factors have been suggested depending on the drug, to account for 20 to 95 % of the variability in drug disposition and effects. Pharmacogenetics is defined as the study of interindividual variations in DNA sequence related to drug disposition or drug action that can influence clinical response. In contrast, pharmacogenomics is defined more broadly… CONTINUE READING