30 May 2013

Our Changing World - Pharmacology and Genetics

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:17 pm on 30 May 2013

Doctors have long known that a drug that works well for one person may not work as well for someone else. And we're increasingly finding that it's differences in our genes that are responsible, just as they also determine our risk of getting diseases in the first place. Martin Kennedy from the University of Otago, Christchurch is investigating this crossover between pharmacology and genetics, and Alison Ballance meets him and his students to find out more.