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Integrating pharmacogenetics into society: in search of a model

Webster, A., Martin, P., Lewis, G. and Smart, A. (2004) Integrating pharmacogenetics into society: in search of a model. Nature Reviews Genetics, 5. pp. 663-669. ISSN 1471-0056

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There has been considerable scientific, corporate and policy interest in the more effective use of genetics in both drug development and delivery. Pharmacogenetics — the study of the relationship between an individual's genetic makeup and response to medicinal drugs — has attracted global interest, but will it live up to its promise? Looking beyond the hype that has accompanied much of the commentary in the area, the future of pharmacogenetics will depend on how competing interests and options are resolved.

Item Type: Article
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Science and Technology Studies Unit (SATSU) (York)
Depositing User: York RAE Import
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2009 15:57
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2009 15:57
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrg1430
Status: Published
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
Identification Number: 10.1038/nrg1430
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/7105

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