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2012-01-27 10:32:21

Researchers at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine have identified a genetic variation that raises the risk of developing serious necrotic jaw bone lesions in patients who take bisphosphonates, a common class of osteoclastic inhibitors.

2011-06-09 07:24:00

LONDON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- London Genetics Limited, an expert in the use of pharmacogenetics in clinical drug discovery and development, is pleased to announce that its third annual pharmacogenetic conference will feature top-level presentations from players in all parts of the healthcare chain.

2011-05-12 09:00:00

CINCINNATI, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AssureRx Health, Inc., today announced two presentations on the clinical practice of utilizing its pharmacogenetic test, GeneSightRx®, at the 164th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in Honolulu, May 14-18, 2011.

2011-05-11 07:00:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. and CINCINNATI, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medco Research Institute LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Medco Health Solutions Inc. (NYSE: MHS), and AssureRx Health Inc.

2011-03-24 14:19:28

The drug, called carbamazepine, is commonly used to treat patients with epilepsy and other diseases such as depression and trigeminal neuralgia.

2011-02-14 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AssureRx Health, Inc. today announced that it has expanded its laboratory-developed GeneSightRx® pharmacogenetic test with a sixth gene, CYP2C9, to further support clinicians in prescribing medications for behavioral health patients.

2011-02-01 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AssureRx Health, Inc. today announced the appointments of two senior executives in key roles to drive company growth. Donald R. Wright, Jr. has been appointed as executive vice president & chief operating officer and John A.

2010-11-17 08:45:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX), today announced that it has commercially launched its first pharmacogenetic test, the xTAG® CYP2D6 Kit, which recently received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


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