Genetic analysis can improve depression therapy -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Genetic analysis can improve depression therapy

01/17/2018

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Treating depression patients with medication is difficult. While some patients do not even react to the therapy, others develop side effects. In order to individualize drug therapy, researchers are trying to establish genetic biomarkers that can predict an individual's response to drugs.