Tools and Resources

Aspiringdocs.org. Reliable tools, information, and support you need to explore whether a career in medicine is right for you. 

CPIC Guidelines. ASCPT’s Board of Directors has voted to endorse Clinical Pharmacogenetic Implementation Consortium (CPIC)® guidelines.

Merck Manual Professional: Clinical Pharmacology. Online medical library for healthcare professionals. 

National Institute of General Medical Sciences. One of the National Institutes of Health supporting research that is the foundation for disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention. 

Pediatric Trials Network (PTN). The Pediatric Trials Network (PTN) is an alliance of clinical research sites from around the U.S. that are cooperating in the design and conduct of pediatric clinical trials to improve health care for the youngest patients. The PTN is sponsored by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, which established it in response to the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act.

Pharmacogenetics Research Network. A nationwide collaboration of scientists studying the effect of genes on people's responses to a wide variety of medicines. 

NIH Pharmacogenomics Research Network. This program is in collaboration with NIGMS, as well as other secondary institutions including NHGRI, NCI, NIAMS, NICHD, NIDA, NIMH, and OWHR. The program was designed to support multidisciplinary, collaborative research groups to study how genetic variation contributes to interindividual differences in responses to medications.

PharmGKB. The PharmGKB is a pharmacogenomics knowledge resource that encompasses clinical information including dosing guidelines and drug labels, potentially clinically actionable gene-drug associations and genotype-phenotype relationships

"Principles of Clinical Pharmacology" Course sponsored by the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The course provides an introductory review of pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism and transport, pharmacogenetics, assessment of drug effects, drug therapy in special populations, and drug discovery and development. 

UCSF-FDA Transportal. The purpose of this database is to be a useful repository of information on transporters important in the drug discovery process as a part of the US Food and Drug Administration-led Critical Path Initiative. Information includes transporter expression, localization, substrates, inhibitors, and drug-drug interactions.

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