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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHRM 651 - Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine

Prerequisites, PHRM 512 , PHRM 534 , PHRM 537 , PHRM 632 , PHRM 671 , PHRM 672 , doctor of pharmacy major. This required course is designed to provide students with a broad overview of the importance and application of patient- specific genetic information to individualization of pharmacotherapy. Content includes a review of essential principles of genetics, and the effect of genetic variation on the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics response of various medications. The ethical and legal implications that arise due to genetic testing will also be discussed. More advanced applications of pharmacogenomics will be covered in the therapeutics series. (Offered every year.) 2 credits