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Apr 1, 2022

Matching Drugs to DNA is ‘New Era of Medicine’

Will you soon have drugs that are custom-made for your DNA? Your genetic code or DNA is an instruction manual for how your body operates. The field of matching drugs to your DNA is known as pharmacogenomics.

Some drugs are completely ineffective or become deadly because of subtle differences in how our bodies function.

The British Pharmacological Society and the Royal College of Physicians say a genetic test can predict how well drugs work in your body.

You can read more in an article by James Gallagher published in the BBC News web site at: https://www.bbc.com/news/health-60903839.