Genomewide Association Studies in Pharmacogenomics: Meeting Report of the NIH Pharmacogenomics Research Network-RIKEN (PGRN-RIKEN) Collaboration

S. W. Yee, Y. Momozawa, Y. Kamatani, R. F. Tyndale, R. M. Weinshilboum, M. J. Ratain, K. M. Giacomini, M. Kubo

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Abstract

Genomewide association studies (GWAS) have resulted in the identification of many heritable genetic factors that underlie risk for human disease or variation in physiologic traits. In contrast, there are fewer GWAS of drug response phenotypes, despite extensive unexplained interindividual variability. To address this urgent need, the NIH Pharmacogenomics Research Network (PGRN) and the Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS) at RIKEN support a collaboration, PGRN-RIKEN, with the goal of accelerating GWAS of drug response phenotypes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)423-426
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-11-2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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    Yee, S. W., Momozawa, Y., Kamatani, Y., Tyndale, R. F., Weinshilboum, R. M., Ratain, M. J., Giacomini, K. M., & Kubo, M. (2016). Genomewide Association Studies in Pharmacogenomics: Meeting Report of the NIH Pharmacogenomics Research Network-RIKEN (PGRN-RIKEN) Collaboration. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 423-426. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpt.405