June 23, 2022 – Expansion of pharmacogenetics education agreed as part of lawsuit settlement. This has just been the headline objective of one of the latest blogs from the PharmGKB blogspot, an NIH-funded resource (database) that provides information about how …

Real world theragenomics and personalised medicine Read more »

13 June 2022 – Sometimes, patients genetics can be bewildering and/or unjust. Common belief with patients and the general public would be that genetic variants would be responsible for causing all kinds of adverse drug reactions (ADR’s) and be at the …

Rare APOE genetic variants reduce Alzheimer’s risk Read more »

April 30, 2022 – In a very recent report published in PLoS Genetics  by Dr. Verma of the Corporal Michael Crescenz VA Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, and colleagues, new data from the Veterans Affairs Million Veteran Program (MVP) has …

Genetic links revealed between severe COVID-19 and other diseases Read more »

April 10, 2022 – Sotrovimab, sold under the brand name Xevudy, is a monoclonal antibody that was available under emergency use authorization (EUA) from the FDA and similar urgency authorisations from several drug regulatory agencies worldwide for the treatment of patients …

SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant: Resistance Mutations after Sotrovimab Use Read more »

March 10, 2022 – In a new report distributed in “Circulation: Genomic and Precision”, scientists showed that as while numerous African Americans, particularly those with a high African Family extent, have a good lipid profile, they are at a higher …

Genetic variations and social health determinants may lead to higher risk for diabetes in individuals with high African heritage Read more »

February 20, 2022 – Genomics data are currently being produced at unprecedented rates, resulting in increased knowledge discovery and submission to public data repositories. Hopefully, these data assemblies will one day serve the advanced implementation of theragenomics and personalized medicine …

AGMP: The African Genomic Medicine Portal Read more »

February 02, 2022 – The search to better understand the tremendous range of responses to infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, from symptom free to critically or even fatally ill has uncovered in some of the sickest patients a handful of rare …

Genetic variants in extremely ill COVID patients explain how fatally sick people may get Read more »

October 28 , 2021 – One of the most interessant and still unresolved question in connection with Covid-19 disease is the fact that some patients develop a heavy, if not fatal forms of Covid-19 disease after their infection with SARS-CoV-2 while …

Drivers of severe Covid-19 disease in patients under 50 without comorbidities Read more »

July 14, 2021 – Why does a SARS-CoV-2 infection make some people so sick with Covid-19 disease? And why do some infected people barely fall ill if at all? The answer may be that you have to talk to their …

Genetic susceptibility and severity loci for Covid-19 disease Read more »

January 30, 2021 – The COVID-19 pandemic has caused considerable morbidity and mortality, and has resulted in the death of over a million people to date. The clinical manifestations of Covid-19 disease, caused by its underlying virus SARS-CoV-2, vary widely in …

Strong evidence of genetic predisposition for COVID-19 disease Read more »