Personalised Medicine (Pharmacogenetics) Personalised Medicine (Pharmacogenetics)

Looking to develop your understanding of Pharmacogenetics, the science behind personalised medicine?

Take part in this online course that will develop your understanding of the science and application of Pharmacogenetics to help the practitioner make informed choices about the selection of pharmacogenetic tests that can guide treatment and other choices about patient management.

What will I learn?

Clinical case scenarios will activate prior knowledge and introduce concepts including:

  • Genetic testing and whole genome analysis

  • Adverse events and the utility of predictive biomarkers

  • The challenges presented by incidental findings

  • The rapid advances in personalised medicine through the use of cancer pharmacogenetics

Is this course for me?

Suitable for individuals who are:

  • Healthcare professionals who are medically qualified and biomedical scientists
  • Members of the pharmaceutical industry
  • Members of regulatory authorities for pharmaceutical industry and clinical/research governance

Recent feedback included these comments:

"The design is clear and easy to follow. The material is also clearly presented. We found the clinical examples and their application to clinical practice extremely useful... we also liked the progression of the course from the basics to advanced"

Dr Alexia Papageorgiou, Associate Professor at St George's, University of London: Medical School at University of Nicosia

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Course info Course info

Course Director: Dr Barbara Jennings with Professor Yoon Loke and Dr Tom Shakespeare

Course type: CPD, non-credit bearing    

Cost: £99.00

Hours: Directed study: 20 hours at your own pace.

Self-study: Up to 10 hours at your own pace.              

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Start dates:

Monday 26 September 2016 

and      

Monday 16 January 2017

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This course has received accreditation from the Royal College of General Practitioners