Pharmacogenomics


Evidence-based educational resources for healthcare providers on pharmacogenomic topics. 

Codeine and breastfeeding

GEC-KO on the run: A 2-page, evidence-based summary for healthcare providers.  Features a bottom line, genotype and drug response, resources and references. (Updated Nov 2018)

More resources:

Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC®) (Outside Link)

International consortium of individual volunteers and a small dedicated staff who create, curate, and post freely available, peer-reviewed, evidence-based, updatable, and detailed gene/drug clinical practice guidelines. (Accessed June 2020)

Pharmacogenomics at SickKids

Information video about pharmacogenomics: (Accessed June 2020)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4532ns1MqsI

Research Project: http://www.sickkids.ca/CGM/Research/pharmacogenetics/index.html

GEC-KO aims to aid the practicing non-genetics health professional by providing informed opinions regarding genetic/genomic conditions, services and technologies that have been developed in a rigorous and evidence-based manner with periodic updating.  The content on the GEC-KO site is for educational purposes only.  No resource should be used as a substitute for clinical judgement.  GEC-KO assumes no responsibility or liability resulting from the use of information contained herein.

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