Genes


What Makes Quitting Smoking Difficult?

What Makes Quitting Smoking Difficult?

Scientists have identified a genetic pathway that contributes to nicotine addiction and makes quitting smoking difficult. Quitting the toxic stick, the cigarette, is not an easy task and for some, it takes years while others…


Pharmacogenomics: Impact And Potential

Pharmacogenomics: Impact And Potential

Pharmacogenomics is a term that emerged in the late 1990’s and is often associated with the industrial application of genomics in drug discovery. The study of how variations in the human genome affect the response to…