Pharmacogenomics (PGx) is the study of inter-individual variations of DNA and RNA characteristics as related to drug response.

(EMA definition)

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Individual patients show
individual drug response


The same dosage of the same drug given to
different patients can have greatly disparate
effects.

A drug that is effective in one person may have
no discernible therapeutic effect in another, while
a third might show only a partial response; in
some cases, there may be even severe adverse
drug effects (ADE).


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