#108 Dr. Becky Winslow on Pharmacogenomics

#108 Dr. Becky Winslow on Pharmacogenomics

On this episode Dr. Becky Winslow, a Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy, shares her insight about pharmacogenomics. She is a Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium Member, a Registered Pharmacogenomics Education Provider and the owner of inGENEious RX, LLC. 

On This Episode We Discuss:

  • Pharmacogenomics vs Pharmacogenetics

  • Current Understanding of Pharmacogenomics

  • Genetic Testing Available

  • General Population Testing

  • Areas of Healthcare Utilized 

  • Precision Medicine Approach to Prescriptions

    • Mental Health, Cancer etc. 

  • Roadblock to Widespread Use 

  • Physicians Ability to Translate Test Results 

    • Genetic Counselors Potential Role

  • Future of Pharmacogenomics 

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Stay tuned for the next new episode of DNA Today in two weeks on October 4th, 2019. New episodes are released on the first Friday of the month with bonus episodes some other Fridays. See what else I am up to on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and iTunes. Questions/inquiries can be sent to info@DNApodcast.com.

#109 Shenela Lakhani on Genetic Counseling in Qatar

#109 Shenela Lakhani on Genetic Counseling in Qatar

#107 Eleanor Griffith on Grey Genetics

#107 Eleanor Griffith on Grey Genetics