Tagged: arkansas genomics

Little Rock Firm Blazes Its Own PGx Testing Path

by Mark Carter 5/20/2014 3:50 pm

Personalized medicine has grown to encompass the practice of tailoring health care to a specific patients' DNA profile. Doctors use this practice, called pharmacogenetics (PGx), to help determine how individuals metabolize and respond to certain drugs and treatments. One Innovate Arkansas client firm is helping them do just that.

Arkansas Genomics Shifts to Molecular Medicine to Find New Customer Base

by Luke Jones 4/8/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas Genomics was founded to be the state’s first and only dedicated forensic DNA testing lab. But despite filling a niche, the business has had trouble turning a profit, and founder Jimmy Threet is pushing the lab in a new direction: personalized medicine.