Slovenian researchers help prove benefits of DNA-adapted health treatments

Ljubljana, 3 February - A number of Slovenian doctors and researchers took part in a breakthrough international study showing that the use of medicines tailored to patients' pharmacogenetic data lowers adverse drug effects by 30%. This is the first study to prove the benefits of prescribing medicines based on patient's genetic markers.

Vita Dolžan, the head of the Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at the Ljubljana Medical Faculty.
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