Pharmacogenetics- Strengthening the Clinical Medicine

  • Kulsoom Farhat Head of Pharmacology Army Medical College National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi-Pakistan


With a lengthy and wide-ranging history of
Pharmacogenetics, the researchers to this date are still
discovering more and more about how the genetic
variability of individuals affect the response to the
drugs. The terminology of pharmacogenetics was not
introduced until 1957. How an individual’s genetic
makeup affects his response to drugs is an emerging
field which helps in predicting about the effectiveness
of the drug for that particular individual. This field is
growing day by day, which is helping the world
develop effective and safe drugs.


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How to Cite
Farhat, K. (2022). Pharmacogenetics- Strengthening the Clinical Medicine. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 72(5), 1499-1500.