Tom Wat­son Ora­tion

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THIS year’s Tom Wat­son Ora­tion spon­sored by the Fac­ulty of Phar­macy, The Univer­sity of Sydney, was de­liv­ered by Pro­fes­sor Deanna Kroetz from the De­part­ment of Bio­engi­neer­ing and Ther­a­peu­tic Sci­ences in the School of Phar­macy at the Univer­sity of Cal­i­for­nia San Fran­cisco.

Pro­fes­sor Kroetz’s pre­sen­ta­tion was ti­tled “Chal­lenges and Op­por­tu­ni­ties for Im­ple­men­ta­tion of Phar­ma­coge­nomic Find­ings” and cov­ered the fun­da­men­tal sci­ence and clin­i­cal ev­i­dence guid­ing the im­pact of a per­son’s ge­netic makeup and how this can be used to guide drug and dose se­lec­tion of medicines for op­ti­mal treat­ment across a range of clin­i­cal ar­eas.

Pic­tured are Pro­fes­sor Alan Boddy (USyd), Pro­fes­sor Deanna Kroetz (UC) and Pro­fes­sor An­drew McLach­lan (USyd).

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