Closing the Evidence Gap Doctors, pharmacists, naturopaths, nurses, and other health professionals are able to write prescriptions within a regulatory framework identified by their professional organizations. All these bodies have remarkably similar approaches to prescribing as one might expect. They are based on recommendations set out...

Pharmacogenetics and medication decision support software can be used to find effective and safe antipsychotics for schizophrenia while preventing side effects. Schizophrenia is a severe, chronic mental health condition characterized by a variety of psychological and psychotic symptoms. Some of these symptoms may include hallucinations,...

TreatGx is a precision prescribing software (medication decision support system) that personalizes prescriptions to help reduce the risk of adverse drug reactions, increase medication efficacy and reduce healthcare costs. TreatGx goes beyond the individual’s genetic code and enables precision prescribing by detecting complex interactions including...

PharmGKB is a publicly available internet research tool that provides information about how genetic variation among individuals contributes to differences in reactions to drugs. Developed by Stanford University and funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), PharmGKB is the largest pharmacogenetic database. The information in...