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Bring Your DNA to the Pharmacy

In this episode, Mark Dunnenberger, PharmD, talks about how differences in a person’s DNA can explain why two similar patients can receive the same medication but react to it differently. By analyzing genetic variation, NorthShore can predict which patients may receive no benefit from a medication or experience undesirable side effects.

To learn please visit NorthShore’s Pharmacogenomics program and the Neaman Center for Personalized Medicine.