Taking Pharmacogenomics to the Rest of the World: Howard McLeod


This podcast was originally aired on Sept. 14th, 2011

Sponsored by: BioConference Live

Guest:

Dr. Howard McLeod, Director, PGENI, Bio and Contact Info

PGENI - Pharmacogenomics for Every Nation Initiative Listen (8:13) PGENI - Pharmacogenomics for Every Nation Initiative

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Eight active centers around the world Listen (7:56) Eight active centers around the world

Examples of pharmacogenomics Listen (5:25) Examples of pharmacogenomics

FDA coming aboard Listen (3:25) FDA coming aboard

PGI at UNC: an interdisciplinary approach Listen (2:03) PGI at UNC: an interdisciplinary approach

The promise of lowering healthcare costs Listen (3:44) The promise of lowering healthcare costs

Other ways to use the genome Listen (3:44) Other ways to use the genome

Our guest today is Dr. Howard McLeod, an internationally recognized expert in pharmacogenomics. He’s the director for the UNC Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy. He’s a member of the FDA’s subcommittee on Clinical Pharmacology, and is the director of the new PGENI, or Pharmacogenomics for Every Nation Initiative. Howard feels he has reached the highest career positions possible and now works to move along the field of pharmacogenomics in the best way possible.



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