Category Archives: Interesting Reads

Pain Management in Hospice Care

PGXL client ViaQuest is using pharmacogenetics to help manage pain for it’s hospice patients. “Knowing which …

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The Human Cost of Pain

It’s important, working in a scientifically exciting field like genetics, to remember that everything we do …

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Genetic Information Improves Pain Treatment

According to a report by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, more than 100 million …

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The Coming Fusion of Personalized Medicine

PGXL histotech Joelle Weaver, interviewed about her job and helping set up the new Anatomic Pathology …

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Silicon Biosystems Receives 2013 New Product Innovation Award

Silicon Biosystems, whose DEPArray™ is the heart of PGXL’s unique single-cell separation capability, has received the …

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2014: The Year of Personalized Medicine

Investment blog Motley Fool recently ran an entry entitled, “2014: The Year of Personalized Medicine” describing …

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TEDx: Pharmacogenetics and Opioids

Good overview of pharmacogenetics by Dr. Russ Altman at TEDxStanford, here. Based on Tylenol 3 and …

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Studies Show Warfarin Dosing by Genotype is Superior Both Initially and Over Time

The New England Journal of Medicine recently published an article, “A Randomized Trial of Genotype-Guided Dosing …

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CVS Caremark’s Recent Cardiovascular Study Examines Underutilized Results

CVS Caremark’s new study, published in the November issue of the AHA’s journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality …

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