Pharmacogenomics and their role in personalised medicine.

Within traditional medicine, all patients tend to receive the same treatment. However, this often comes with limitations...

Within traditional medicine, all patients tend to receive the same treatment. However, this often comes with limitations due to various contributing factors, such as patients’ genetics. This is where the emerging ‘personalised medicine’ comes in. Through targeting each patient’s individual needs, personalised medicine aims to enhance the effectiveness and specificity of medicine.

Pharmacogenomics is an area of personalised medicine which improves medication through genetic testing. Personalised medicine offers great potential within the medical field and provides opportunity for further development to improve global medicine.

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