Personalized medicine holds the promise that treatments will one day be tailored to your genetic makeup
Modern medications save millions of lives a year. Yet any one medication might not work for you, even if it works for other people. Or it might cause severe side effects for you but not for someone else.
Precision medicine aims to customize health care, with decisions and treatments tailored to each individual in every way possible. Pharmacogenomics is part of precision medicine.
Read more about precision medicine and pharmacogenomics here.
Source: Mayo Clinic