Sponsored by the Pharmacogenomics Research Network (PGRN)
Monday, October 17, 2016
The Pharmacogenomics Research Network (PGRN) is bringing together scientists who study the interactions between genomes and drug responses. This symposium, organized by the PGRN and open to all ASHG attendees and others, explores current topics in pharmacogenomics with sessions on innovative approaches for identifying genes that influence drug response, the role of pharmacogenomics in drug discovery, technologies used in pharmacogenomic studies, and the evolution of pharmacogenes.
In addition, there will be an interactive panel discussion with diverse stakeholders on issues affecting the clinical implementation of pharmacogenomic testing. This symposium will enable scientists from multiple disciplines to learn about work at the frontier of pharmacogenomics and identify new opportunities for advancing research in basic and translational pharmacogenomics.