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Later this year, the inherited cardiovascular disease clinic also plans to implement a preventive genomics program with polygenic risk score and PGx testing.
The program uses an informatics system that converts genotype results to "traffic lights" telling clinicians whether a drug is acceptable for a certain patient.
The COVID-19 pandemic is the highest priority for most, but laboratory organizations are also looking ahead with longer-term goals for the new presidency.
Yourgene will provide its Elucigene DPYD tests to screen approximately 200 patients each month for the next year.
The community is poised to be the primary channel for stakeholders to communicate PGx concerns with FDA, but it is unclear if all stakeholders will participate.
The firm can now tell customers if their genotypes may impact their response to clopidogrel and citalopram without the need for confirmatory testing.
The firms supporting the new lab include Thermo Fisher Scientific, Canon Medical, and Siemens Healthineers, all of which will contribute their know-how and technologies to the effort.
The software generates reports for pharmacogenomics, rare diseases, predispositions to common diseases, and nutrigenomics.
The MAC will consider PGx testing reasonable and necessary after a physician has narrowed a patient's treatment options to specific medications.
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