Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Community

The Pharmacogenomics Community combines the disciplines of biochemistry, biophysics, genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics, and pharmacology to elucidate the mechanisms of drug action, toxicity, metabolism and transport and to identify genetic determinants of variability in drug exposure, response and toxicity.

Community Goals

  • Facilitate interaction and collaboration between members of the Pharmacogenomics Community via social media and networking opportunities
  • Spur interest and growth in the area of pharmacogenomics
  • Act as the primary home for researchers in the area of pharmacogenomics
  • Support member engagement in the Precision Medicine Initiative

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Programs of Interest
The Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) is planning a meeting at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on June 6th and 7th, 2019 in Memphis, TN. Registration, agenda, and hotel information available at www.stjude.org/CPIC-OpenMeeting. Early bird registration is now open and is $75.00. The deadline is April 1, 2019. Regular registration will open April 2, 2019 and is $150.00. The deadline is May 1, 2019.

Participants are invited to submit abstracts for the poster session. Abstracts will be accepted only through the conference website and there is no fee for submission. Submission Deadline: March 15, 2019 by 11:59 PM ET. Acceptance notifications and guidelines will be sent in early April 2019. Please note that submitting an abstract does not register you for this meeting.

University of Florida Training Program
The University of Florida announces a new training program funded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Human Genomic Research Institute. The Program for Applied Research and Development in Genomic Medicine, or PARADIGM, offers trainees mentoring from world-renowned scientists, clinical exposure in multiple areas of genomic medicine and stimulating career development opportunities within the robust, interdisciplinary research environment at UF. Learn more here.

Are you interested in volunteering within the PMG Community? Email your interest to Jason Karnes, PharmD, PhD, or update your involvement interests online.
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Past Webinars

Laura Ramsey, PhD

Community Vice Chair


Dan Hertz, Pharm, PhD

Community Vice Chair


Jason H. Karnes, PharmD, PhD, BCPS

Community Past Chair


PGx Community Programming Steering Committee
Meghan Arwood, PharmD, MS, BCPS – Chair
Brian Cicali, BS, MS
Emily Cicali, PharmD, BCPS
Naomi Gronich, MD
Yvette Martin McGrew, MD, PhD
Scott Mosley, PharmD
Gabriele Stocco, PhD
Jason Sprowl, PhD

PGx Community Membership Outreach Steering Committee

Sonal Singh, PhD – Co-Chair
D. Max Smith, PharmD, BCPS – Co-Chair
Emily J. Cicali, PharmD, BCPS
Nihal El Rouby, PharmD, PhD 
Snehal Samant, PhD
Jason A. Sprowl, PhD 

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