Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “Pharmacogenomics: The Prescription for Personalized Medicine”



Date
January 14, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Philip E. Empey, PharmD, PhD, BCPS
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Center for Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Certification Supervisor


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description

Emerging data supports the clinical implementation of pharmacogenomics to deliver superior, cost-effective patient care. The presentation will review the scientific data of how genetic variation affects medication response, contemporary use cases, and will detail clinical and research initiatives deployed in the UPMC system.