June 20, 2022
10 Minute Read
- Pharmacogenomics (PGx) is the science of understanding the influence of a person’s genome (i.e., their complete set of DNA and genes) on drug treatment outcomes.
- The push towards pharmacogenomics is particularly important right now because it holds the promise of contributing to smart drug development, improved patient outcomes, and lower total cost of care.
- Pharmacogenomics is disrupting three elements of healthcare: care delivery, cost/payment models, and clinical evidence.